The Guatemala Flag has light blue vertical stripes on either side with a white band in the center and the coat of arms’ in the middle of it. Though the national flag of Guatemala was adopted in 1871 the introduction of the coat of arms’ took place in 1968. Quetzal the national bird of Guatemala is present right at the center of the flag and it signifies freedom and liberty. The presence of weapons in the coat of arms’ symbolizes the power of the state to defend its independence. The blue stripes on both sides in the Guatemala flag picture represent the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea which falls on either side of the island.
Official Name: Republica de Guatemala
Location: In Central America between the pacific and the gulf of Honduras bordered by Mexico, Belize, Honduras and EL Salvador.
Area: 108,889 Sq. km.
Official Language: Spanish
National Flag. Three Vertical strips of blue, white blue with national arms in the center.
Flag Ratio: 5:8
National Anthem: Guatemala Feliz Guatemala Rejoice (1896)