The Argentina flag features the color white, which stands for peace and honesty, and the color blue, which represents vigilance, truth, loyalty, perseverance, and justice. The flag also has a yellow sun in the center white band that is referred to as the Sun of May.
The Argentina flag is composed of three bands and is therefore a tri-band flag. The flag was designed and created by General Manuel Belgrano during the Argentine War of Independence in 1812. The current flag that contains the sun is often referred to as the official ceremonial flag. The flag without the sun is called the ornamental flag.