The Peruvian flag is three vertical bands of red, white, and red, and there is the Peruvian National Coat of Arms in the middle of the white band. Peru’s vertical triband flag was adopted in 1950 and serves as the state flag and ensign.
What does the symbol mean in the Peru flag?
The shield is divided into three parts with figures symbolic of national pride and wealth. The vicuña, a free-roaming camelid closely related to the llama and alpaca, is represented in the first quartering; in addition to representing the riches of Peruvian fauna, it stands for freedom, national pride, and heroism.
What is the national sport of Peru?
De facto national sports
Did Incas have a flag?
So the Incas didn’t even have the custom of representing a nation or social group with a flag. About this, the most important historian in Peru, Maria Rostworowski, emphatically affirmed that this flag didn’t exist then and was never used by the Incas.