Ecuador’s flag consists of three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue and red with a coat of arms placed over the center of the flag. The Blue symbolizes independence from Spain. The Yellow recalls the Federation of Greater Colombia and the red symbolizes courage. This flag came into use on November 7, 1900. There is a variant of the flag that does not contain the coat of arms that is used by the merchant marine.
3′ x 5′ nylon flag with white canvas heading and brass grommets for outdoor use.