Every country has a national flag as a symbol of its identity. The national flag of Bhutan is a bicolour standard, diagonally divided into equal yellow and orange fields. The yellow-orange fimbriation runs from the lower hoist to the upper fly end. The yellow half stretches from the hoist to the upper fly end, and the orange half from the fly end to the lower hoist. It has a white dragon along the fimbriation, flying towards the upper fly end. The honour point of the flag is the fimbriation along which a dragon is located, stretching equally on the yellow and orange fields. The staff ornament or finial is a norbu (jewel) in the hands of dragon.
The national flag is half yellow and half Orange/strong>
His Majesty, the Dharma King is the summit and root of the Drukpa Kagyud of Palden Drukpa. As he wears the yellow robe, the yellow represents the being of His Majesty. The significance of orange is that the Kingdom of Kagyud Palden Drukpa is governed from the foot of the Dharma King consistent with dual monastic and civil systems, and therefore, the country’s entire borders and centre is consistent with the teachings (Dharma). The Orange and yellow fields are adjoined. The Druk (dragon) spreads equally over them. This signifies that the people are united in oneness of speech and mind in upholding the Kingdom’s interest. The dragon symbolizes that in the eyes of Palden Drukpa, there is no discrimination against people of any disposition, and that they are being governed towards peace and prosperity.