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Zambia

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1996 - Present
Country
Ratio

2:3

Designer

Unknown

The flag of Zambia is unique in having its charges concentrated on the fly. In 1996 the flag was modified to use a lighter shade of green to make the design clear to the observer. The green represents country's natural resources and vegetation. Red, its struggle for freedom. Black, for its people. Orange represents the country's mineral wealth. The eagle, an African Fish Eagle, also appears in the national coat of arms. It represents the ability of the people to rise above the problems faci... Read More

Zimbabwe

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18 April, 1980 - Present
Country
Ratio

1:2

Designer

Unknown

The Zimbabwe bird depicted on the flag, also the national emblem of the country, represents a statuette of a bird found at the ruins of Great Zimbabwe. Green represents the vegetation and natural resources of the country. Yellow, the mineral wealth. Red, the blood split during the struggle for liberation. Black represents the black majority of the population. The white triangle represents peace and points to the "way forward" for the country. The red star represents the country's aspirations,... Read More