The flag of Armenia is a horizontal tricolour featuring the colours red, blue and orange. The flag of Armenia was officially adopted on 24 August 1990 following the country gaining its independence from the USSR. The flag's ratio is 1:2.
The Constitution of Armenia describes the meaning of the colours of the flag as follows:
The red emblematizes the Armenian Highland, the Armenian people's continued struggle for survival, maintenance of the Christian faith, Armenia's independence and freedom. The blue emblematizes the will of the people of Armenia to live beneath peaceful skies. The orange emblematizes the creative talent and hard-working nature of the people of Armenia.