The flag of the state of Mexican state flags, the coat of arms centered on a white field.is, like most current
The coat of arms of Nayarit is divided in three sections:
- The field is red and charged with a corn plant with golden cobs, known as Tepitl, a corn variety which is produced in the region and harvested in only 50 days.
- The yellow section in sinister shows a bow and arrow, which symbolize King Nayar, who was governor of the in approximately the year 1500. He protected his people from the Spaniards with bow and arrow.
- The base of the shield is blue and shows Sangangüey Hill, an extinct volcano in the suburbs of .
The shield has anwhich consists of a white-bordered purple shield charged with an image of the Eagle of Aztlan. On the white border, there are seven footprints, symbolizing the pilgrimage of the seven from to . According to legend, they saw an eagle eating a snake on a Cactus tree, and they were instructed to build their city there.