Flag of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago flag facts
|Adopted||31 August 1962|
Trinidad and Tobago flag
The flag of Trinidad and Tobago is a red field with a white-edged black diagonal band from the upper hoist-side to the lower fly-side. It was adopted upon independence from the United Kingdom on 31 August 1962.
Trinidad and Tobago Colonial flag
Prior to independence from the United Kingdom in August 1962, Trinidad and Tobago used a British blue ensign defaced with a circular badge depicting a ship arriving at a harbor above a ribbon with the Latin motto “Miscerique probat populos et fœdera jungi,” (meaning “He approves of the mingling of peoples and their being joined together by treaties.”)
Colonial Flag (1889-1962)