The flag of Colombia consists of three horizontal stripes of equal size, arranged from top to bottom: yellow, blue, and red. Each stripe holds significant symbolism deeply rooted in Colombia’s history and identity.
The yellow stripe embodies the nation’s abundant wealth and natural resources, reflecting its richness and prosperity. Meanwhile, the blue stripe represents Colombia’s access to both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. It also symbolizes its major rivers, which are crucial to its geographical and economic landscape.
Lastly, the red stripe signifies the courage and sacrifice of the individuals who fought fervently for Colombia’s independence. It reminds the nation of their enduring spirit and resilience in the face of adversity.