Zimbabwe Flag

Zimbabwe Flag

Flag of Zimbabwe - Description of the Zimbabwe Flag

As the above picture of the Zimbabwe Flag indicates the flag has:

seven equal horizontal bands of green, yellow, red, black, red, yellow, and green

a white isosceles triangle edged in black with its base on the hoist side

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

Yellow - mineral wealth

White - peace and honesty

Red - blood shed to achieve independence, hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

Black - stands for the native people

Green - the land and agriculture, hope, joy and love and in many cultures have a sacred significance

The basic style shown in the picture of the Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe flag is described as 1:2 ( length twice the height )

The Meaning & History of the Zimbabwe Flag - The Zimbabwe emblem depicts a yellow Zimbabwe bird representing the long history of the country and is superimposed on a red five-pointed star which symbolizes peace

The flag of Zimbabwe as adopted on April 18, 1980

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