The Mongolia flag was officially adopted in 1940.
The sky blue is the country's national color.
The red color, once used to represent Communism, today represents progress.
A series of Buddhist symbols are displayed within the left red panel.
The emblem of Mongolia was adopted March 25, 1992 and features a wind horse flying above the Wheel of Dharma.
A tumen nasan encircles the emblem, representing eternity; the Cintamani situated above, represents the Buddhist Three Jewels.