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Saint Kitts and Nevis Flag


The flag of the island of Saint Kitts and Nevis is based on a layout presented by Edrice Lewis, an instructor, in a flag contest in the territory.

Saint Kitts and Nevis Flag

Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis



Introduction
The flag of St. Kitts and Nevis comprises two five-pointed white stars on a slanting black stripe, with yellow fringes on both sides, differentiating the shades of red and green as the setting.The design was the champion in a local contest. The ensign includes the Pan-African shades, however the shades are formally given a distinct importance:
  • The red color stands for the battles of the inhabitants of Saint Kitts and Nevis from the era of slave trade through settlement to freedom
  • The green color symbolizes the fecundity of the island
  • Black stands for the African legacy of the inhabitants
  • The yellow color stands for perennial daylight
  • The two white stars represent Saint Kitts and Nevis and trust and autonomy.
History
The Saint Kitts and Nevis flag was officially approved on September 19, 1983 once it achieved freedom from the British reign. The nation is also called as St. Christopher. The ensign was put forward in a contest, and the plan was okayed by the College of Arms of England, the monumental organization for several countries that are members of the Commonwealth.
Adopted On September 19, 1983
Name Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis Flag, Official Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Stands for The green color represents the fecund land, black symbolizes the African legacy of the territory, yellow constant sunshine, and red the fight for independence. The two white stars stand for autonomy and trust.
Designed by Edrice Lewis
Proportion 2:3
Colors Green, black, yellow, and red.




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