Banner o Burundi

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The naitional banner o Burundi wis adoptit on Mairch 28, 1967. It consists o a white saltire which divides the field intae alternatin reid an green auries. The centre o the saltire merges intae a white disk, on which thare are three reid solit sax-pointit stars ootlined in green. The ratio o the banner wis 2:3 till September 27, 1982.

Seembolism[eedit | eedit soorce]

The green colour seembolizes howp, the white seembolises peace, an reid those who fell in the struggle for unthirldom.[1] The three starns staund for the three major ethnic groups o Burundi: the Hutu, the Twa an the Tutsi. The three stars an aa staund for the three elements o the naitional motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès ("Unity, Wirk, Progress"), which can be seen on the Coat o airms o Burundi.[1]

Umwhile versions o the banner[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c Guide to the Flags of the World by Mauro Talocci, revised and updated by Whitney Smith (ISBN 0-688-01141-1), p. 153.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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