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What is the flag of Myanmar?

The flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is the flag used by the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The national flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is a 16:9 rectangle, composed of yellow, green, and red horizontal stripes with the same width from top to bottom. The center of the flag is a large white five-pointed star, covering the three-color horizontal band and pointing upward.

On October 21, 2010, in accordance with the decree issued by the National Peace and Development Commission of Myanmar on the 21st, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar officially launched the new version of the flag and national emblem of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar as determined by the Constitution of the Union of the Union of Myanmar. The national anthem remains unchanged.

Design elements
Specifications

The national flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is rectangular, with a ratio of length to width of 16:9. It consists of yellow, green, and red stripes with the same width from top to bottom. The center of the flag is a large white five-pointed star covering the three-color horizontal stripes. Bring and point upwards. The design of the flag is similar in appearance to the Lithuanian flag. Because this flag has similar characteristics to many African flags, it is easy to be confused with the flags of other countries.

The upper stripe of the flag is yellow, the middle stripe is green, and the lower stripe is red. Centered on the tricolor stripe is a white five-pointed star. The aspect ratio of the logo is 1 to 2.

Size characteristics

The ratio of height to width is 20×30 cm. The horizontal stripes are equal, and the star in the middle is the width of the fabric. The height of the white five-pointed star is 2/3 of the height of the cloth. If you want to construct a national flag suitable for these sizes, you need the radius of the circumscribed circle, the radius R is 12 cm.

The highest apex of the big white star should be at the midpoint of the length of the flag, which is 4 feet 6 inches, and should point upward; the distance from the top of the star to the yellow border of the logo and the distance from the two lower vertices of the red star The distance between the top of the flag and the red border of the flag should be 1 foot; the distance between each top of the flag vertices should be equal to 2 feet and 7.2 inches.

The flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has four colors-yellow, green, red and white. The hexadecimal codes are #FECB00, #34B233, #EA2839 and #FFFFFF. RGB and CMYK values ​​are shown in the table on the right. The closest Pantone® codes are 116 C (yellow), 361 C (green) and 1788 C (red).

Symbolic meaning
The national flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is yellow, green and red, with a white five-pointed star in it. Yellow means unity, green not only represents peace and tranquility, but also symbolizes the country’s lush green environment; while red symbolizes the courage and determination of the people. The white five-pointed star in the center of the flag represents the eternal immortality of the strong federation. It is also said that the flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is a symbol of attempts to forcibly assimilate local ethnic groups.

Principles of Use
Laws and regulations

The Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar “Chapter 13: National Flag, National Emblem, National Anthem and Capital Regarding the National Flag” stipulates: “The rules of the national flag are as follows: the national flag is marked with yellow, green and red stripes in proportion. The central stripe of the state flag is a large White star, covering all three upward stripes. Promulgate laws on state flags.”

Use place

The flag of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar can be used for all purposes on land, including the army and civilians. On the water, there are different regulations on the use of Myanmar’s national symbols, which can only be proposed in the civil courts and the Trovar courts. The country’s navy has its own flag.

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