National Flag Of Indonesia : Details And Meaning

Full Name:Republic of Indonesia
Phone Code:+62

The national flag of Indonesia has two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white. The official name of the flag, Sang Saka Merah-Putih (“lofty bicolor Red and White”) refers to the historical flag called Bendera Pusaka (heirloom flag) and its replica. The flag was introduced and hoisted in public at the Indonesian Independence declaration ceremony on 17 August 1945 in Pegangsaan Timur street.


Red stands for courage and sacrifice

White stands for purity and peace


Red represents human body (physical life)

White represents human soul (spiritual life or afterlife)

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