The flag of theconsists of five alternating red and white horizontal stripes. At the is a blue equilateral triangle with a white five-pointed star in its center. It is based on the similar .
The flag was first used in the 1890s, but was banned after the islandin 1898. It was readopted when Puerto Rico became a in 1952.
Proposals for a New Flag of Puerto RicoEdit
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