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eSwatini (Swaziland) Flag

The flag of eSwatini (Swaziland) was officially adopted on October 30, 1967. The flag of eSwatini (Swaziland) consists of three horizontal stripes, blue stripe at the top, red in the middle, and again blue in the bottom.

eSwatini (Swaziland) Flag

Flag of Swaziland

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The red stripe of the flag of eSwatini (Swaziland) is edged in yellow color. On the center of the red stripe, there is a horizontally placed large black and white shield covering two spears and a staff decorated with feather tassels.
The blue color of the eSwatini (Swaziland) flag stands for peace. The tassel is symbolic to the monarchy.

Yellow color represents mineral wealth of the country; where as the red color symbolizes battle.

Official Name: Umbuso We Swatini (Kingdom of Swaziland)

Capital: Mbabne

Location: In Southern Africa Landlocked by the Republic of South Africa and Mozambique

Area: 17, 363 Sq. km.

Official Languages: English Swazi (Siswati)

National Flag: Horizontally 5 unequal stripes of blue yellow crimson strip and African shield of black and white behind which are 2 assegais and a staff all laid horizontally.

National Anthem: Oh God Bestower of the Blessings of the Swazi (1968)

National symbol(s):lion, elephant

National colors: blue, yellow, red

National anthem:
name: "Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati" (Oh God, Bestower of the Blessings of the Swazi)
lyrics/music: Andrease Enoke Fanyana SIMELANE/David Kenneth RYCROFT

Fact about eSwatini (Swaziland) flag

CountryeSwatini (Swaziland)
Designed byNA
Adopted6. October 1968
Design and Colorsa horizontal triband of blue (top and bottom) and the yellow-edged red (triple width) with a large black and white shield covering two spears and a staff decorated with feather tassels all placed centered horizontally in the red band.
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 29th, 2017

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