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Suriname Flag


The flag of Suriname was adopted on November 25, 1975, after the independence of Suriname. It consists of five horizontal stripes of green, white, red with a star at the center.
Suriname Flag

Flag of Suriname


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On the flag of Suriname , there is a large, yellow, five-pointed star centered in the red band. The star symbol of the Suriname flag represents hope and the unity of all ethnic groups that comprise the Surinamese population.
The red stripe stands for progress and love, the green colored stripe symbolizes hope and fertility, and the white stripe stands for peace, freedom and justice. The red and green colors of the flag were the colors of the political parties during independence.

Official Name: Republic of Surinam

Capital: Paramaribo

Area: 163, 270 Sq. km.

Official Languages: Dutch

National Flag: Horizontally green red and green with the red of double width with a yellow 5 pointed star in the center of the red bar.

National Anthem: God Zij met ons Suriname God Bless Our Suriname (1959)

Fact about Suriname flag

CountrySuriname
Designed byNA
Adopted25. November 1975
RevisionNA
Design and ColorsFive horizontal bands of green, white, red, white, and green. There is a large, yellow, five-pointed star centered in the red band.
Size Ratio2:3


Last Updated On : August 29th, 2017






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