What flag looks like Venezuela?

What flag is similar to Venezuela?

The Venezuelan flag resembles the Ecuadorian and Colombian flags, but with equal tricolor bands and 8 stars forming an arch.

Why do Venezuela Colombia and Ecuador have the same flag?

The flags of Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela are almost identical because at independence in 1822 they formed a confederation (Gran Colombia). They parted ways in 1830, but retained the same essential flag whose inspiration and design is attributed to freedom fighter General Francisco Miranda.

What flag looks like Colombia?

Before using the yellow, blue and red tricolor, Ecuador used white and blue flags that contained stars for each province of the country. The design of the flag is very similar to those of Colombia and Venezuela, which are also former constituent territories of Gran Colombia.

Why did the Venezuelan flag change?

Venezuela’s president raised a new national flag Sunday with changes that he said pay tribute to the independence hero Simon Bolivar, drawing criticism from opponents who called it an egotistical political stunt.

Why are there 8 stars on the Venezuelan flag?

The flag also features a group of eight five-pointed stars centered on the flag. These stars represent the provinces of Barcelona, Cumana, Caracas, Barinas, Merida, Margarita, Trujillo and Guayana.

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