Flag of Brazil


    Brazil Flag fast facts
    Nickname: Auriverde (The Gold and Green)
    Adopted: November 19, 1889
    Proportion (width:length): 7:10
    Designer: Raimundo Teixeira Mendes
    Flag Day: November 19
    Number of stars: 27
    See also: Brazil flag history






    Brazil Flag - Information
    The national flag of Brazil (Portuguese: Bandeira do Brasil) is a blue celestial globe depicting a starry sky spanned by a curved white equatorial band with the national motto ORDEM E PROGRESSO (Order and Progress) inscribed, within a yellow rhombus, on a green field. Brazil officially adopted this design on November 19, 1889, replacing the flag of the second Empire of Brazil. The flag's blue circle currently has 27 white five-pointed stars to represent the union's federated units – each star representing a specific State, plus one for the Federal District




    Brazil Flag - colors meaning/symbolism
    Green represents the forests of Brazil
    Yellow rhombus symbolizes Brazil's mineral wealth
    Blue circle and stars depict the sky over Rio de Janeiro at 8:37 A.M. on 15 November 1889 - the day the Republic of Brazil was declared
    The green on the flag the former Empire of Brazil represented the House of Braganza of Pedro I, the first Emperor of Brazil, while the yellow stood for the Habsburg Family of his wife, Maria Leopoldina of Austria


    Brazil flag history and facts
    The Brazil National Flag was designed by Raimundo Teixeira Mendes.
    The motto "Ordem e Progresso" ("Order and Progress") is inspired by Auguste Comte's motto of positivism: "L’amour pour principe et l’ordre pour base; le progrès pour but" ("Love as a principle and order as the basis; progress as the goal")


    The Hino à Bandeira Nacional (Flag Anthem of Brazil)


    The Hino à Bandeira Nacional (Flag Anthem of Brazil)
    Salve lindo pendão da esperança!
    Salve símbolo augusto da paz
    Tua nobre presença à lembrança
    A grandeza da Pátria nos traz.
    Chorus
    Recebe o afeto que se encerra
    em nosso peito juvenil,
    Querido símbolo da terra,
    Da amada terra do Brasil!
    Em teu seio formoso retratas
    Este céu de puríssimo azul,
    A verdura sem par destas matas,
    E o esplendor do Cruzeiro do Sul.
    (Chorus)
    Contemplando o teu vulto sagrado,
    Compreendemos o nosso dever,
    E o Brasil por seus filhos amado,
    poderoso e feliz há de ser!
    (Chorus)
    Sobre a imensa nação brasileira,
    Nos momentos de festa ou de dor,
    Paira sempre sagrada bandeira,
    Pavilhão da justiça e do amor!
    (Chorus)

    Brazilian Flag Anthem (English Translation)
    Hail, precious banner of hope!
    Hail, august symbol of peace!
    Thy noble presence to our minds
    The greatness of our motherland does bring.
    Chorus
    Take the affection enclosed
    In our youthful chest,
    Dear symbol of the land,
    Of the beloved land of Brazil!
    In thy beauteous bosom portraits
    This sky of purest blue,
    The unrivalled greenness of these forests,
    And the splendor of the Southern Cross.
    (Chorus)
    Beholding thy sacred shadow,
    We understand our duty,
    And Brazil loved by its children,
    Powerful and happy shall be!
    (Chorus)
    Over the great Brazilian Nation,
    In times of happiness or grief,
    Hovers always the sacred flag,
    Pavilion of justice and love!
    (Chorus)
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