There are three forms of flags for Peru one is to represent the the republic of Peru, the second is for use within the countries government and navy and the final flag is Peru's flag of war that is used in battle. The pictures below show all three of the Peruvian flags and a description accompanies each one.
Republic of Peru Flag
The Banders Nacional Para Izar is the national flag for the Republic of Peru. It is in the form of a tri-band flag with three equal sized stripes the left and right of which are red and the centre stripe i Twhite. This flag is known as the civil flag and is often seen when celebrating one of the Peruvian national holidays, sporting events were Peru are participating and on private buildings and houses.
State Flag of Peru
The Pabellón Nacional Para Izar is the state flag of Peru and is used on government and armed forces buildings. The flag has the same tri-band red and white stripes as the national flag however it includes the Escudo De Armas, the peruvian coat of arms which is a shield flanked with a laurel to the left and palm to the right in order to represent victory. The flag is also used as a naval ensign to identify Peruvian vessels at sea.
Peru Flag Of War
The Bandera De Guerra is the war flag of Peru and is used by the police and military often with the service, name and regiment of the military/police force. The flag has the same tri-band red and white stripes as the national flag however it includes the Escudo De Nacional, the national shield. The Emblem contains the same shield as the state flag however it is flanked with Peru flags rather than the laurel and palm used on the state flag.