Banner o Somalie

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The banner o Somalie (Somali: Calanka Soomaaliya) wis adoptit on October 12, 1954. It wis designed bi Mohammed Awale Liban, an intendit tae be uised tae represent pan-Somali territories. Upon reunification o Italian Somaliland an Breetish Somaliland, the banner wis uised for the Somali Democratic Republic.

The banner consists o a licht blue field wi a single white star in the center. The star is said tae represent the five regions in the Horn o Africa that the Somali fowk inhabit: the Ogaden, the Northren Frontier Destrict (NFD), Djibouti, an the umwhile Breetish Somaliland an Italian Somaliland. The licht blue represents the Indien Ocean flanking Somalie. It is maist seemilar tae the Banner o Vietnam, which is the same, except Vietnam's banner is reid an yellae. It an aa resembles the Bonnie Blue Flag o West Florida.

The blazon, or heraldic description, o this banner is: Azure, a mullet Argent.