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Designed by Pa Louis Thomas, the national flag of Gambia is horizontal tri-color of red, blue and green that are separated by narrow white stripes.
The red stripe stands for the savanna grasslands and also symbolizes the sun; blue represents the clear waters of the Gambia River that flows through the country; green represents the lush greenery, agricultural practices, and forests of Gambia. The narrow white stripes symbolize unity, peace and harmony prevailing in the nation.

The flag of Gambia was officially adopted on February 18, 1965, the day Gambia achieved independence from the British rule.

Official Name: Republic of the Gambia

Flag Proportion: 2:3

Adopted on: February 18, 1965

Designed by: Pa Louis Thomasi

Location: Located in west Africa around the Gambia River

Capital City: Banjul

Major Places: Serekunda, Kombo Saint Mary, Brikama

Area: 4,007 square miles

Population: 1,705,000

Currency:Dalasi (GMD)

Official Language: English

National Anthem: For The Gambia Our Homeland

National symbol(s):lion

National colors: red, blue, green, white

National anthem:
name: "For The Gambia, Our Homeland"
lyrics/music: Virginia Julie HOWE/adapted by Jeremy Frederick HOWE

Fact about Gambia flag

Designed byLouis Thomasi
AdoptedFebruary 18, 1965
Design and ColorsA horizontal tricolor of red, blue and green; each band of colour is separated by a narrow band of white
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 24th, 2017

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