Flag of Mongolia


Flag of Mongolia
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Name The flag with Golden Soyombo
Use National flag National flag
Proportion 1:2
Adopted December 26, 1911 (version of Bogda Khaanate of Mongolia)

January 12, 1992 (current version)

Design Three equal, vertical bands of red (hoist side), blue, and red. Centered on the hoist-side red band in yellow is the national emblem (the Soyombo symbol).

The current flag of Mongolia was adopted on February 12, 1992. It is similar to the flag of 1949, except for the removal of the socialist star.

It has three equal bands. The central band is blue, described as the eternel blue sky; both side bands are red, representing the ability of Mongolia to thrive in its harsh environment. Centered on the hoist-side red band in yellow is the national emblem (the Soyombo symbol[1] - a columnar arrangement of abstract and geometric representations of fire, sun, moon, earth, water, and the Taijitu or (Yin-Yang) symbol).

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Historical flags

Flag of 1911

"Many countries of the World has a flag. Thus Our Mongol country should have one."[2]

Between 1945 and 1992, the flag of the Mongolian People's Republic displayed a yellow star on top of the Soyombo, symbolizing socialism.[3]

References

  1. ^ Montsame News Agency. Mongolia. 2006, ISBN 9992906278, p. 8
  2. ^ Report of the Newly declared Boghda Khaanate of Mongolia.
  3. ^ [1]

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