The National Flag of Aruba was officially adopted on March 18,
1976, along with the official anthem "Aruba Dushi Tera".
The components of the Aruban flag have the
The Union Jack Red Star
represents the island Aruba, patriotism and the love of country.
The four points of the star symbolizes the
compass, denoting the more than 40 nationalities living together on
The color White outlining the
star symbolizes the snow-white beaches as well as the purity of the
hearts of Arubaís people who strive for justice, order and liberty.
The larkspur Blue represents the sea that surrounds Aruba.
The two horizontal Yellow Stripes
denote the free and separate position Aruba enjoys in the Kingdom of the
Yellow is also the color of abundance, representing the islandís past
and present industries of gold, aloe and oil.
Aruba continues to celebrate all that the flag and anthem have come to
signify with the national holiday of the Aruba Flag and Anthem Day each