There are three forms of flags for Peru one is to represent
the the republic of Peru, the second is for use within the
countries government and navy and the final flag is Peru's
flag of war that is used in battle. The pictures below show
all three of the Peruvian flags and a description
accompanies each one.
of Peru Flag
The Bandera Nacional Para Izar is the national flag for the
Republic of Peru. It is in the form of a tri-band flag with
three equal sized stripes the left and right of which are
red and the centre stripe i White. This flag is known as the
civil flag and is often seen when celebrating one of the
Peruvian national holidays, sporting events were Peru are
participating and on private buildings and houses.
Flag of Peru
The Pabellón Nacional Para Izar is the state flag of Peru
and is used on government and armed forces buildings. The
flag has the same tri-band red and white stripes as the
national flag however it includes the Escudo De Armas, the
Peruvian coat of arms which is a shield flanked with a
laurel to the left and palm to the right in order to
represent victory. The flag is also used as a naval ensign
to identify Peruvian vessels at sea.
Flag Of War
The Bandera De Guerra is the war flag of Peru and is used by
the police and military often with the service, name and
regiment of the military/police force. The flag has the same
tri-band red and white stripes as the national flag however
it includes the Escudo De Nacional, the national shield. The
Emblem contains the same shield as the state flag however it
is flanked with Peru flags rather than the laurel and palm
used on the state flag.