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Banner o Burundi

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Banner ratio: 3:5

The naitional banner o Burundi wis adoptit on Mairch 28, 1967. It consists o a white saltire whilk divides the field intae alternatin reid an green auries. The saltire's centre merges intae a white disk, on whilk thare is 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 seembolises howp, the white seembolises peace, an reid thaim wha fell in the struggle for unthirldom.[1] The three starns staunds fur the three major ethnic groups o Burundi: the Hutu, the Twa an the Tutsi. The three stars forby staunds fur the three elements o the naitional motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès ("Unity, Wirk, Progress"), whilk 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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