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Senegal Flag

The flag of Senegal was officially adopted on 20 September, 1960, just after it achieved its independence from France in the year 1959.

Senegel Flag

Flag of Senegal

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The flag of Senegal is modeled on the French flag. The Senegal flag has three vertical
stripes of green, yellow and red respectively with a star in the center. The green stripe in the flag of Senegal symbolizes Islam, progress and hope. Yellow represents the natural wealth and progress of the country, which will be attained by the collective work of people.

Red stands for the common African struggle for independence. All the colors are pan-African colors. The star on the flag of Senegal signifies unity and hope.

Official Name: Republic du Senegal

Capital: Dakar

Location: On the western coast of Africa bordered by Mauritania Mali Guinea Gambia and Guinea Bissau from the west Senegal is penetrated by edge shaped Gambia.

Area: 196, 19 Sq. km

Official Languages: French

National Flag: Three vertical stripes of green yellow red with a green star in the center.

National Anthem Pincez Tous vos koras Frappez les Balafons Pluck your koras Strike the Balafons (1960)

National symbol(s):lion

National colors: green, yellow, red

National anthem:
name: "Pincez Tous vos Koras, Frappez les Balafons" (Pluck Your Koras, Strike the Balafons)
lyrics/music: Leopold Sedar SENGHOR/Herbert PEPPER

Fact about Senegal flag

Designed byNA
Adopted20. August 1960
Design and ColorsA vertical tricolour of green, yellow and red; charged with a green five-pointed star at the centre.
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 29th, 2017

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