What are the colors of Paraíba flag?
The Paraíba flag has 2 primary colors, which are red and black.
The table below has the common and popular codes of these colors in HEX, RGB and CMYK formats along with Pantone (PMS), RAL and NCS (Natural Color System). Please note that HEX and RGB codes are to be used for digital works and web pages (including HTML and CSS) while the CMYK values are for printers.
What is the meaning of colors in the Paraíba flag?
Red and black, the two colors in the Paraíba flag, stand for the blood due to the assassination of joão pessoa and the mourning following the assassination, respectively. Also, specially in case of state flags, the meaning associated with the colors are generally endorsed by an official charter. However, at times the symbolism is simply understood by being descended from the culture of the land or has seeped so deeply into customs that, now, the two are inextricably linked. Please also note that there can be more than one meaning for the colors in the Paraíba flag.