A vertical tricolour of blue, yellow and red with the national coat of arms centred on the middle stripe. The middle stripe is one eighth thicker than the outer bands.
The flag of Andorra in flight
The national flag of the Principality of Andorra (Catalan: Bandera d'Andorra) was adopted in 1866. The flag is a vertical tricolour of blue, yellow, and red with the coat of arms of Andorra in the centre. Although the three vertical bars may at first appear to be of equal width, the centre yellow bar is slightly wider than the other two so that the ratio of bar widths is 8:9:8. The overall flag ratio is 7:10.
The design is related to the flags of France and Catalonia, the two lands that border the small country. A flag of three bars is similar to that of the French Tricolor, while the pattern of a wider middle stripe can be noted on the flag of Catalonia (also called Senyera), that was the royal flag of the Crown of Aragon. The blue and red of the Andorran flag are also found on the French flag, with red and yellow also being the colors of the Catalan flag and the House of Foix, related with the early history of the Principality. From 1806 to 1866, Andorra's flag was a vertical bi-color of yellow and red. The motto in the coat of arms in the middle stripe Virtus Unita Fortior means "Virtue United is Stronger".
The design is similar to the flags of Romania, Moldova, Chad and the flag of Queen's University in Ontario, Canada. All of these are vertical tricolors of blue, yellow, and red, but unlike that of Andorra, their flags have all stripes of equal breadth.