Flag of Trinidad and Tobago
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag
    Trinidad and Tobago flag facts
    Name Sun-Sea-Sand Banner
    Adopted 31 August 1962
    Proportion 3:5
    Designer Carlisle Chang
    Trinidad and Tobago flag
    Trinidad and Tobago flag
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag

    The flag of Trinidad and Tobago is a red field with a white-edged black diagonal band from the upper hoist-side to the lower fly-side. It was adopted upon independence from the United Kingdom on 31 August 1962.
    Trinidad and Tobago Colonial flag

    Trinidad and Tobago flag
    Colonial Flag (1889-1962)
    Prior to independence from the United Kingdom in August 1962, Trinidad and Tobago used a British blue ensign defaced with a circular badge depicting a ship arriving at a harbor above a ribbon with the Latin motto “Miscerique probat populos et fœdera jungi,” (meaning “He approves of the mingling of peoples and their being joined together by treaties.”)
    Trinidad and Tobago flag colors meaning/symbolism
    Trinidad and Tobago flag colors meaning/symbolism
    Red symbolizes fire and represents the warmth and energy of the sun, the vitality of the land, and the courage and friendliness of its people
    White symbolizes water and represents the sea surrounding the islands, the purity of the country's aspirations, and equality
    Black symbolizes Earth and represents the wealth of the land and the dedication of the people
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    Trinidad and Tobago flag
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