The Vietnamese flag is one of the most popular flags around the world. The colors are bright and vibrant and represent the five major classes of society. The yellow background of the pentagon represents the country's ethnicity, and symbolizes unity. The red background represents bloodshed and the revolutionary struggle. In addition, the gold star is a decorative element, and it may symbolize the sacrifice of Vietnamese soldiers. The country's flag is rectangular in shape, with the width equal to two-thirds of its length. The stars are a symbol of unity and national pride.
The main colors are: