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Kenya Flag

by Aakash Singha

The Kenya Flag has three colors; black, red, and green. In Flag of Kenya red band has a white border on its two sides.


Kenya Flag

The red band has a white border on its two sides. These three bands are horizontally equal to each other. In the middle of the flag there is a Maasai warrior shield with two spears.

This flag officially came into being on 12th December 1963 and indicates to the Kenya African National Union. The black, red, and green colors signify the black majority, freedom struggle bloodshed, and natural recourses respectively while the shield is the symbol of protector of all these.

National symbol(s): lion
National colors: black, red, green, white
National anthem:
Name: “Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu” (Oh God of All Creation)
Lyrics/Music: Graham HYSLOP, Thomas KALUME, Peter KIBUKOSYA, Washington OMONDI, and George W. SENOGA-ZAKE/traditional, adapted by Graham HYSLOP, Thomas KALUME, Peter KIBUKOSYA, Washington OMONDI, and George W. SENOGA-ZAKE

Fact about the Kenya flag

Country Kenya
Designed by NA
Adopted 12. December 1963
Revision NA
Design and Colors A horizontal tricolor of black, white-edged red, and green with two crossed white spears behind a red, white, and black Maasai shield.
Size Ratio 2:3

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