Official Country Name: Portuguese Republic
Flag Name: Bandeira de Portugal (Flag of Portugal)
Flag Design: The Portuguese flag consists of two vertical stripes of green and red color. The ratio of both stripes is 2:3 and the Portuguese coat of arms (Armillary sphere & Portuguese shield) is placed over the boundaries of the both stripes. Green color represents hope, red represents the blood of those who served their nation. The coat of arms represents many things i.e Don Afonso Henriques, some locations and kings that were conquered by Don Afonso, and those areas which were discovered by Portuguese navigators during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Designed by: Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, João Chagas and Abel Botelho
Adopted 0n: 30th June 1911