What are the colors of the Welsh flag?

Red Dragon

Flag Type: National Flag
UK Design Code: UNKG0102
Aspect Ratio: 3:5
Pantone® Colours: White, Green 354, Red 186
Certification: Queen Elizabeth II

How many colors does the Welsh flag have?

‘The Welsh National Flag is composed of two equal horizontal strips, white over green, on which is a large red dragon passant. On St David’s Day (March 1st) the Welsh Flag is flown with the Union Flag on certain official Buildings.

What Colours are on the St Davids flag?

The flag of St David is a gold cross on a black background, although earlier variations exist. These include a black cross on a gold field and engrailed edges on the cross.

Why is there a dragon on the Welsh flag?

It is considered that the Welsh kings of Aberffraw first adopted the dragon in the early fifth century in order to symbolise their power and authority after the Romans withdrew from Britain. Later, around the seventh century, it became known as the Red Dragon of Cadwaladr, king of Gwynedd from 655 to 682.

What’s brown in Welsh?

Colours in Welsh

glas coch
gwyrdd du
gwyn llwyd
melyn brown
oren pinc

Why is the Welsh flag not in the Union Jack?

The Union Flag, or Union Jack, is the national flag of the United Kingdom. The Welsh dragon does not appear on the Union Flag. This is because when the first Union Flag was created in 1606, the Principality of Wales by that time was already united with England and was no longer a separate principality.

Is the Welsh flag the best?

More than 140,000 were polled from across the world and they crowned the Welsh flag as the best around. The flag has held its position after first ranking as number one in 2019 – where it had previously been lacking in third place.

How do you say Happy St David’s Day in Welsh?

In the Welsh language, “Happy St David’s Day” translates as “Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus”.

What is the Welsh name for Dragon?

Y Ddraig Goch
What is the Welsh dragon called? In Welsh, the dragon is commonly referred to as “Y Ddraig Goch”, which literally translates to “the red dragon”.

What Colour is Porffor in Welsh?


Du Black dee
Gwyn White goo-in
Gwyrdd Green goo-irr-th
Porffor Purple poor-for
Pinc Pink pink