Flag of East Timor
This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Flag of East Timor.
The flag of East Timor (Português: Bandeira de Timor-Leste) was adopted in 2002. It is the same as the 1975 flag.
Flag on a boat off Dili
As per the Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, the yellow (PMS 123) triangle represents "the traces of colonialism in East Timor's history". The black triangle represents "the obscurantism that needs to be overcome"; the red (PMS 485) base of the flag represents "the struggle for national liberation"; the star, or "the light that guides", is white to represent peace.
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.
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