was earlier a protectorate of Britain and was called Nyasaland. The Malawi flag
is modeled on the banner adopted by the Malawi Congress Party which led the struggle for independence.
The black stripe on the Malawi flag
stands for the African people. The red color symbolizes the blood shed for their independence struggle. The green color signifies the country's vegetation.
The rising sun is symbolic of the dawn of freedom and hope among the people of the African continent.Black, red and green are considered as the "black liberation" colors.
Dziko La Malawi
In central Africa landlocked by Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique.
1,18,480 Sq. km.
Three equal horizontal stripes of black red rising sun on the center of the black stripe.
Oh God Bless Our Land of Malawi (1964)