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eSwatini (Swaziland) Flag

by Aakash Singha

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…


eSwatini (Swaziland) Flag

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

Country eSwatini (Swaziland)
Designed by NA
Adopted October 30, 1967
Revision NA
Design and Colors a 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 Ratio 2:3

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