A blue disc centred on a yellow diamond centred on a field of green. Within the blue disc, twenty seven stars of white depicting a celestial globe. Across the blue disc, a white curved band bearing the green text "ORDEM E PROGRESSO" (Portuguese for "ORDER AND PROGRESS").
The flag of Brazil is covered in Law 5700 of 01 September, 1971 and modified by Law 8421 of 11 May, 1992.
ART. 3 - The National Flag, adopted by Decree no. 4, of November 19, 1889, with the modifications of Law no. 5,443, of May 28, 1968, is altered in the form of Annex I of this law, and must be updated whenever the creation or extinction of States occurs.
ART. 5 - The construction of the national flag will conform to the following rules.