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.


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 (Freedom 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.