Kenyan Flag

Kenyan Flag

The Flag of Kenya - Description of the Kenyan Flag

As the above picture of the Kenyan Flag indicates a tricolor of Black, Red and Green

The description of the Kenyan Flag is as follows:

Three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and green

The red band is edged in white

A warrior's shield, covering crossed spears, is superimposed at the center

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Kenyan flag represent the following:

White - peace and honesty, Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour, Green - hope, joy and love and in many cultures has a sacred significance, Black - Black majority & Determination

The basic style shown in the picture of the Kenyan flag is described as  Emblem -reflecting the central design of the flag pattern

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right

The shape and flag ratio of the Kenyan flag is described as 2:3 ( length 1 times the height )

The emblem on the Kenyan flag pictures a warriors shield covering crossed spears

The Meaning & History of the Kenyan Flag - The Kenyan emblem depicts a traditional Masai shield and two spears which symbolizes the defence of freedom

The flag of Kenya was adopted on December 12, 1963

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