Banner o Equatorial Guinea

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The banner o Equatorial Guinea wis adoptit on August 21, 1979.

Features an seembolism[eedit | eedit soorce]

The banner is a horizontal tricolor, wi green, white an red stripes an a blue triangle at the hoist.

  • Green seembolizes the natural resources an jungles o the kintra.
  • Blue seembolizes the sea, which connects the main kintra wi the islands.
  • White seembolizes peace.
  • Red seembolizes the fecht for independence.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The flag wis first flown on the day o independence, October 12, 1968, an it showed the naitional emblem in the center. Housomeivver, in 1972, during the regime o Francisco Nguema, a different naitional emblem appeared on the flag.[1] The original coat o airms wis restored efter Nguema wis deposed in August 1979. The airms consists o a silver shield wi a silk-cotton tree, which wis derived frae the airms o Rio Muni. Abuin the shield is an arc o 6 sax-pointit yellow stars, that represent Rio Muni an the affshore islands. Beneath the shield is a silver scroll wi the naitional motto, Unidad, Paz, Justicia ("Unity, Peace, Justice").

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