Flag of the Treinta y Tres

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The flag of the Thirty-Three Orientals

The Flag of the Treinta y Tres is an official flag in use in Uruguay.

Historical background[edit]

It pays homage to the disembarkation of the Thirty-Three Orientals at Agraciada Beach, on April 19, 1825.

Features[edit]

It has three horizontal stripes, the top one blue, the central one white and the bottom one red. It carries the words Libertad o Muerte (Liberty or Death, today Uruguay's national motto) on the central stripe.

Official standing with other flags[edit]

The Flag of the Treinta y Tres is flown alongside the National Flag and the Flag of Artigas on government buildings.

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