The State Flag is rectangular in shape and its background colour is red with a dark blue canton at the top left corner. A pinion and ears of paddy encircled with fourteen white stars of equal size have been superimposed on the dark blue field of the canton.
The center of the pinion coincides with the center of the blue canton. The pinion has fourteen cogs of equal size and within it are two ears of paddy consisting of 34 grains. At the top of each cog of the pinion is a star with five vertices.
Of the three colours of the flag, red signifies courage and decisiveness , white signifies purity and virtue and dark blue signifies peace and integrity.
[Note: The State Flag of the Union of Myanmar was adopted on the 3rd January 1974 in accordance with Article 190 of the Constitution of the Union of Myanmar]