The two main colors of the Portuguese flag are green and red. A vertical band of green is located on the hoist, while a larger horizontal band of red is located on the fly of the flag. The flag also features the country’s national coat of arms, which includes the colors gold, white, red, black, and blue.
How did Portugal get its flag?
vertically divided green-red national flag with a coat of arms centred on the line between the two colours. The width-to-length ratio of the flag is 2 to 3. According to legend, in 1139 Count Afonso Henriques won a decisive victory against Moorish forces at Ourique.
What is the symbol on the Portuguese flag?
The flag of Portugal (Portuguese: Bandeira de Portugal) is a rectangular bicolour with a field divided into green on the hoist, and red on the fly.
Flag of Portugal.
|Adopted||30 June 1911|
|Design||A 2:3 vertically striped bicolour of green and red, with the lesser coat of arms of Portugal centered over the colour boundary|