Ecuador Flag
 
Flag Description:
three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag; the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Columbia, the South American republic that broke up in 1830; the yellow color represents sunshine, grain, and mineral wealth, blue the sky, sea, and rivers, and red the blood of patriots spilled in the struggle for freedom and justice similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms
note: similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms

 

 

 

 

Source: CIA The World Factbook