Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The main symbol of the state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines flag officially took his place on the flagpoles in October 1985.
Description and proportions of the flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Form of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines flag is typicalMost flags of the world powers. The rectangular panel is divided vertically into three unequal parts. To the left along the shaft is a bright blue stripe, the width of which is equal to a quarter of the length of the rectangle. It is followed by the yellow box the width at half the length of the flag. Free edge - light green and its width is equal to the blue field.
In the center of the yellow part of the flag of Saint Vincent andGrenadine is an image of three rhombs whose color matches the color of the free edge. These figures are called "diamond", and their combination on the flag resembles the letter V of the English alphabet, which symbolizes the name of Vincent Island.
The state is a major offshore centerWestern Hemisphere, but because the flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is used in business for more than twenty countries and is called "convenient" for business registration.
Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines can beused for any purpose and on land and at sea. He has the right to raise both citizens and officials. The flag is present on the masts as a private jet, and on commercial and government ships St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
History of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines flag
In 1783, the islands were colonized byBritain and officially became known as an overseas territory of a European state. For a long time the flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines served blue flag in the upper left quarter of which was inscribed the British flag. To the right on a blue field, the emblem was located in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. These flags were traditional for the Overseas Territories, and differ from each other only in the form of the emblem.
In 1979 the island gained independence inthe British Commonwealth, and gained its own flag. They became the banner divided vertically into three equal parts. The strip near the staff was bright blue, for it was yellow, and then - a light-green field. Part of the flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were separated by thin white stripes, and a yellow field in the center of the cloth was applied coat of arms. As such, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines flag was used until 1985, after which the white stripes were removed from it. A few months later the form of the flag was changed again, and the country has received a state symbol, which still exists today.