The State Flag of Arizona

Information about the state flag of Arizona and the significance of star in the center of the flat, the red and yellow rays radiating from the top of the star, and the blue color that fills the bottom half of the flag.

Arizona Flag

The lower half of the Arizona state flag is a blue field, the upper half divided into thirteen equal segments, six light yellow and seven red. In the center of the flag is a copper-colored five-point star. The red and the blue are the same shades as the flag of the United States of America, and it measures four feet high and six feet wide. The flag was designed by Charles W. Harris and first sewn by Nan D. Hayden. Blue and yellow are the Arizona colors, and red and yellow the colors of the Spanish Conquistadors headed by Coronado who first came to Arizona in 1540. The copper star represents Arizona as the largest producer of copper in the nation.

See also:
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