Guinea-Bissau Flag Meaning & Details

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 Guinea-Bissau Flag
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  • two equal horizontal bands of yellow (top) and green with a vertical red band on the hoist side

  • there is a black five-pointed star centered in the red band

  • yellow symbolizes the sun

  • green denotes hope

  • red represents blood shed during the struggle for independence

  • the black star stands for African unity

    note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

  • the flag design was heavily influenced by the Ghanaian flag

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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