• Flags,  General

    Flags oF Provinces in Sri Lanka

    These are the information of Flags of Provinces. Provincial flags for the modern provinces of Sri Lanka were first introduced in 1987. Most of the flags are based upon ancient Sinhalese flags, and or symbols for their respective regions. There are nine (09) flags according to nine provinces. 1. Northern Province The flag is designed to represents the North province and its five districts Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mannar, Vaunia and Mulathiw. Its main city is Jaffna. The province consists of 32 provincial divisional secretariats. Its area is 8290 square kilometers. The Wild Jasmine is the flower of this province. This area is being implemented after rescuing from the useless war. The…

  • Flags,  General

    National Flag in Sri Lanka

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″ background_layout=”light”] Prior to 1815 the gold lion was originally the National Flag of Ceylon. Its four pipul leaves are Buddhist symbol and the sword is said to represent authority.  The green and orange colour represents Muslim and Tamil people. Dark red rectangular panel bordered yellow lion passant holding a sword upright in its right for paw. Around the background is a gold border and to its left are two vertical stripes of equal size in green and saffron. With the saffron stripe closest to the lion. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

  • Flags,  General

    Buddhist Flag in Sri Lanka

    The Buddhist flag was created and hoisted for the first time by Venerable Thera Migettuwatte Gunananda to celebrate the Vesak festival in 28th April 1885. By the Buddhist leaders under the patronage of Sir Henry Olcotte. The flag was published for the first time on “Sarasavi Sandarasa” Newspaper, and since 17th April 1885 it has been used. Since on that day it has been hoisted Buddhist festival in the flag there are five colour stripes. Which are represented as follows. Blue : Universal compassion Yellow : The middle path Red : Blessings White : Purity and Liberation Orange : Wisdom Vertical lines represent the harmony of the world people and horizontal…