National Flag Of Moldova

National Flag Of Moldova

Moldova National Flag was officially adopted On May 12, 1990. Moldova’s flag resembles that of Romania, indicating the close association between the two nations. The Flag Of Moldova is a vertical tricolor of blue, yellow, and red, charged with the coat of arms of Moldova (an eagle holding a shield charged with an aurochs) on the center bar.


The Coat of Arms of Moldova

The National Flag Of Moldova has a court of arms charged on the middle vertical yellow stripe. The National Coat of Arms of Moldova was adopted in 1990. The court of arms has a dark golden eagle that appears to hold across associated with Orthodox Christianity in its peak. The eagle also holds a branch of an olive in the right claw and a yellow staff in its left claw.

The olive branch symbolizing peace. On the eagle’s chest is a blue and a red shield charged with Moldova’s traditional symbols, the Aurochs’ head and there is a star located between the horns, and it is flanked by a rose and a crescent. The red, blue, and gold colors of the shield reflect the national tricolor. The Flag Of Moldova remained official following the independence of Moldova in 1991.


History Of The Flag Of Moldova

From the 14th Century till 1856 the area of Moldavia was called Danubian Principality. The National Flag Of Moldova at the time was a plain red field with a golden bull in the center featuring a five-pointed star above its head, a flower to the left and a crescent moon facing right on the right-hand side. Moldavia became the Democratic Republic from 1917 to 1918 and adopted Moldova National Flag was a blue-yellow-red horizontal tricolor with the Coat of Arms in the center.

In 1924 the Soviets turned it into the Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and by 1925 they had a new Flag Of Moldova. In 1941 the Soviet flag was changed to represent the newly named Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic. When independence from the Soviet Union was declared modern-day Flag Of Moldova was born.


Some Information About Flag:

In Which Year, The National Flag Is Adopted?
Ans: On May 12, 1990

What Are The Colours of The Flag?
Ans: blue, yellow and red

In The Center Of The Flag, What The Eagle Holds?
And; Orthodox Christian cross in its beak

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