Guam Flag Meaning & Details

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 Guam Flag
 Flag Information
  • territorial flag is dark blue with a narrow red border on all four sides

  • centered is a red-bordered, pointed, vertical ellipse containing a beach scene, a proa or outrigger canoe with sail, and a palm tree with the word GUAM superimposed in bold red letters

  • the proa is sailing in Agana Bay with the promontory of Punta Dos Amantes, near the capital, in the background

  • the shape of the central emblem is that of a Chamorro sling stone, used as a weapon for defense or hunting

  • blue represents the sea and red the blood shed in the struggle against oppression

    note: the US flag is the national flag


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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