The black stripe is surrounded by two white bands on both the sides.The color green represents agriculture, red stands for the great effort for independence and white symbolizes peace.
The color black on the flag of Mozambique represents the African continent. On the raise is located a red triangle and within it is a yellow five-pointed star. On top of the yellow pentagram is an open white book with a hoe and an AK-47 in black. The Mozambique Flag is the first national flag of its kind to have an image of an AK-47 on it.
|National colors:||green, black, yellow, white, red|
|Name:||“Patria Amada” (Lovely Fatherland)|
|Lyrics/Music:||Salomao J. MANHICA/unknown|
Fact about Mozambique flag
|Adopted||1. May 1983|
|Design and Colors||A horizontal triband of green, black and yellow (each band is separated by a white fimbriation; with a red chevron based on the hoist side charged with a hoe, over a rifle, over an open book, over a yellow five-pointed star|