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Meaning of the Flags of Africa

Meaning of the Flags of Africa

The flags represent the national identity of each country in Africa. Each flag color has a meaning in the history of each nation. African flags vary on color, shape, and meaning. On this page, I list all flags of Africa with their meaning and color explanation. Flags of Africa Flag of Algeria 3 colors: white, green, red. Meaning of the flag of Algeria: The red star and the crescent represent the religion, Islam. White symbolizes peace and honesty; green symbolizes the beauty of nature, hope, and joy; red symbolizes the blood of those killed fighting for independence in the Algerian War (1954 to 1962). The green on the Algerian flag also symbolizes the state religion of Islam. Flag of Angola 3 colors: red, black, yellow. Meaning of the flag of Angola: One star represents international solidarity and development; machete represents the farmers, the agriculture process, and armed fight; cog wheel represents…

Meaning of the Flags of the Americas

Meaning of the Flags of the Americas

The flags represent the national identity of each country. Each color has a meaning in the history of nations. American flags vary on color and meaning. On this page, I list all flags of North America, Central America, South America and their colors. Flags of the Americas Flag of Antigua and Barbuda 5 colors: red, black, blue, white, yellow. Meaning of the flag of Antigua and Barbuda: Black represents African ancestry and the soil; blue symbolizes hope; red stands for the strength of the people and the blood of slave forefathers; yellow, blue and white stand for tourist attractions sun, sea, and sand. The 7 point golden sun of the flag represents the dawn of a new era. The “V” formed by the red borders represents: “Victory at last”. Flag of Argentina 3 colors: blue, white, yellow. Meaning of the flag of Argentina: The colors of Argentina’s flag probably represent the…

Meaning of the Flags of Asia

Meaning of the Flags of Asia

The flags represent the national identity of each country. Each color has a meaning in the history of nations. Asian flags vary on color and meaning. On this page, I list all flags of Asia and their colors. Flags of Asia Flag of Afghanistan 3 colors: black, red, green. Meaning of the flag of Afghanistan: The colors of the flag of Afghanistan include the pan-Arab colors of black, green, red (and white), which represent the historical dynasties that once ruled the region. Although not everybody agrees, it is thought that black represents previous Afghan flags which symbolized the sovereign; red is as a sign of progress, copied from the Soviet flag; green represents Islam. The white coat of arms in the center is a mosque with its mihrab facing toward Mecca. The mosque is surrounded by two sheaves of wheat. Above the coat of arms, the sacred line is written, “There…

Meaning of the Flags of Oceania

Meaning of the Flags of Oceania

The flags represent the national identity of each country. Each color has a meaning in the history of nations. Oceanian flags vary on color and meaning. On this page, I list all flags of Oceania & Pacific and their colors. Flags of Oceania Flag of Australia 3 colors: red, blue, white. Meaning of the flag of Australia: The flag of Australia has a blue background with the British Union Jack in the upper left corner, representing that the British were the first colonizers coming from Europe. The seven-point star (Commonwealth Star) in white and other five stars (four big and one small) are known as the Southern Cross Constellation. The seven-pointed Star of Federation represents each of Australia’s six states and one additional point represents Australia’s territories. The Southern Cross is a constellation of stars that can be seen from all of Australia’s states and territories. Flag of Federated States of…

Meaning of the Flags of Europe

Meaning of the Flags of Europe

The flags represent the national identity of each country. Each color has a meaning in the history of nations. European flags vary on color and meaning. On this page, I list all flags of Europe and their colors. Flags of Europe Flag of Albania 2 colors: red, black. Meaning of the flag of Albania: Red symbolizes hardiness, bravery, strength and courage shown by the people and the willingness to defend freedom. The black two-headed eagle in the center represents government and church, two important part in Albania’s history and national identity. Flag of Andorra 3 colors: blue, yellow, red. Meaning of the flag of Andorra: The colors represent Andorra’s independence from France and Spain. Blue and red were taken from France; red and yellow were taken from Spain. The coat of arms contains the motto at the bottom: “Strength United is Stronger”. Flag of Armenia 3 colors: red, blue, orange. Meaning…

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