Flag has three stripes. On the blue
stripe there are eight stars that symbolize the
7 provinces that signed the Independence
Act on July 5,1811.
In 2006 the President of Venezuela Hugo
Chávez ordered the addition of an eighth
star which represents the Guyana Province.
flag is a variant of that designed by
Francisco de Miranda
for his 1806 expedition to liberate
flag was also the inspiration for Colombia
and Ecuador's flags
The flag of Venezuela was adopted on
El Día de la Bandera or the Fiesta of the
is celebrated every August 3.
Until 2006 it was celebrated on March 12.
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