The flag of Moldova consists of three horizontal bands of equal width, with the top and bottom bands colored blue, and the middle band colored yellow. In the center of the flag, there is the national coat of arms of Moldova, which features a golden eagle holding an Orthodox Christian cross in its beak and a scepter in its talons, with a shield on its chest depicting an aurochs (a type of wild ox) head. The shield is flanked by an olive branch and a rose branch. The coat of arms is surrounded by a wreath of wheat ears and grape vines.