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East Timor Flag and Description

East Timor Flag

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DESCRIPTION

The new East Timor flag was officially adopted on May 20, 2002.

The yellow triangle represents its prior colonial history, the black triangle represents the prior obscurantism, while red is symbolic of the struggle for liberation, and the white star is symbolic of peace.

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This page was last updated on June 16, 2020.