The Bhutanese flag is divided diagonally from the lower
hoist side corner; the upper triangle is yellow and the lower triangle is
orange; centered along the dividing line is a large black and white dragon
facing away from the hoist side.
The Bhutanese respect their flag for it is the symbol of their nation. This Bhutan
flag, with minor variations, is being used since the 19th century. It
reached its current form in 1960. The dragon grasps jewels, symbolisng
wealth, in its claws. The yellow field represents the secular monarchy,
while the orange represents the Buddhist religion.
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