Germany flags celebrate the history of German people with a tricolor designs that heralds the nation’s victories and reunification. The current flag was adopted as the modern flag of Germany by the Weimar Republic in 1919. After World War II, both East Germany and West Germany utilized the tricolor emblem with East Germany centering their banner with a Coat of Arms. Since reunification on October 3, 1990, the current red, black and gold banner has been the national symbol of all of Germany. The colors first emerged when the flag was used to symbolize a movement against the Conservative European Order that was established after Napoleon’s defeat. The colors of the modern flag reflect the republican democracy formed after World War I and represent united Germany and its freedom.