Mongolian Flag and National Emblem
The National Flag is divided vertically into three equal parts colored red, blue and red. The three equally spaced stripes have special meaning. The two outer red stripes symbolize progress and prosperity. The inner blue stripe symbolizes the eternal sky.
The Golden Soyombo is depicted in the center of the red stripe nearest to the flag pole. The ratio of the width to length of the Flag is 1:2.
The National emblem is based on the white lotus of purity. The outer frame is the “Tumen Nasan” of eternity in the shape of a blue sphere symbolizing the eternal sky. The center is a combination of the Golden Soyombo and the Treasured Steed, an expression of the independence, sovereignty and spirit of Mongolia. In the upper part is the Chandmani which grants wishes and symbolizes the past, present and future. The lower part is a green background of mountains representing Mother Earth and the Wheel of Destiny. Mixed in with the Wheel of Destiny is a khadag – a scarf symbolizing welcome.