The Brazillian flag, colors symbols and meanings by Isabel Mottram

June 30, 2014

Green –  Represents the forest of  Brazil. Yellow-  Rhombus symbolises Brazil’s mineral wealth. Blue- Circle and stars mean the sky over Rio de janerio at 8:37pm on 15th November 1889- the day the republic of Brazil was declared. The Brazil national flag was designed by Rai Teixeria Mendes. The motto “ordem e progresso” means order and progress.