Somalia Flag Meaning & Details

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  • light blue with a large white five-pointed star in the center

  • the blue field was originally influenced by the flag of the UN, but today is said to denote the sky and the neighboring Indian Ocean

  • the five points of the star represent the five regions in the horn of Africa that are inhabited by Somali people: the former British Somaliland and Italian Somaliland (which together make up Somalia), Djibouti, Ogaden (Ethiopia), and the North East Province (Kenya)





     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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