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Flag of Guinea

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The flag of Guinea has vertical strips of yellow, red, and green colors and was officially adopted in the year 1958.


Flag of Guinea

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The official flag of Guinea is made up of three vertical bands of red (left), yellow (middle), and green (right). These are the Pan-African colors symbolizing the unity of the African nations.

Red symbolizes the blood spilled by the martyrs in the fight for independence; the color red also stands for the labor of the farmers, factory workers, and other people of the country.

Yellow stands for the abundance of mineral resources especially gold in the nation; yellow is also said to represent as the bright sun that shines over the land of Guinea.

Green represents the vegetation, forests, and other natural resources of the country. It is also a symbol of the prosperity and the fertile soils of the nation.

The design and color scheme of the flag of Guinea is influenced by the flag of Ghana. The flag was approved as the national flag on November 10, 1958.

Official Name: Republic of Guinea
Flag Proportion: 2:3
Adopted on: November 10, 1958
Location of Guinea: Located in West Africa; Bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Liberia, Sierre Leone, and Cote d’Ivoire
Capital City of Guinea: Conakry
Major Cities of Guinea: Kankan, Kindia, Mamou, Boke
Area: 94,926 square miles
Population: 1.31 crore as per (2020)
Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)
Official Language of Guinea: French
National Anthem: Freedom
National symbol(s):
National colors: red, yellow, green
National anthem:
Name: “Liberte” (Liberty)
Lyrics/Music: unknown/Fodeba KEITA

Fact about the Guinea flag

Country Guinea
Designed by NA
Adopted November 10, 1958
Revision NA
Design and Colors A vertical tricolor of red, yellow, and green
Size Ratio 2:3

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