Switzerland Flag PNG Transparent Images

Submitted by on May 31, 2016


The flag of Switzerland consists of a white cross in the center of Red Square background.

White cross on red base is the belief of Christianity. Swiss flag traditionally stands for freedom, honor and loyalty. In modern times, the Swiss flag is also come to represent neutral, democracy and peace seekers.

The Swiss flag was adopted on December 12, 1889, which is one of the oldest flags in the world. In accordance with the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648, European countries recognized Switzerland’s independence from the Holy Roman Empire, where the flag has its roots and its status as a neutral country. At the end of the 14th century Swiss soldiers go into battle began wearing badges that show the white cross on a red base, as a sign of their Christian faith and to distinguish themselves from their enemies. In 1814, a white cross on a red base appear in the seal of the country, and in 1848 the flag was adopted as the flag of the nation’s military. It was then adopted as the national flag in 1889.

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