Montenegro Flag Meaning & Details

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 Montenegro Flag
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  • a red field bordered by a narrow golden-yellow stripe with the Montenegrin coat of arms centered

  • the arms consist of a double-headed golden eagle - symbolizing the unity of church and state - surmounted by a crown

  • the eagle holds a golden scepter in its right claw and a blue orb in its left

  • the breast shield over the eagle shows a golden lion passant on a green field in front of a blue sky

  • the lion is symbol of episcopal authority and harks back to the three and a half centuries that Montenegro was ruled as a theocracy


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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