Flag of Cameroon (GIF)

The national flag of Cameroon (French: drapeau du Cameroun) features three vertical stripes of green, red, and yellow, with a gold star in the center of the red stripe. Each color holds deep symbolism: green represents hope and the lush vegetation of the country; red symbolizes the country's struggle for independence and unity; and yellow represents the sun and the savannas in the northern part of the nation. The gold star, called the "star of unity," signifies the unity of the country's diverse regions and its commitment to a bright future. This flag design beautifully encapsulates Cameroon's natural beauty, historical struggles, and aspirations for unity and progress, making it a powerful emblem of the nation's identity and values.

Adopted:May 20, 1975
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇨🇲

The coat of arms of Cameroon features a striking and symbolic design. At the center is a shield adorned with the colors and the star of the flag, symbolizing the country's struggles for independence and unity. Two crossed fasces, which are bundles of sticks or rods often used as symbols of authority, justice, and power, are positioned behind the shield. The red section on the shield contains the blue country map and the scales of justice with swords, signifying the nation's commitment to justice and order. Above the shield is the national motto, "Paix, Travail, Patrie" (Peace, Work, Fatherland), reflecting the country's commitment to peace, labor, and patriotism. The coat of arms beautifully encapsulates Cameroon's history, unity, and aspirations for peace and development, making it a powerful emblem of the nation's identity and values.

The Cameroon flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa. Its capital is Yaoundé, and its population is about 27.22 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria.

The waving flag of Cameroon with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Other major cities:Douala,
Official languages:English,
Region:Middle Africa
Ethnic groups:31% Cameroon Highlanders,
19% Equatorial Bantu,
11% Kirdi,
10% Fulani,
8% Northwestern Bantu,
7% Eastern Nigritic,
13% other African,
1% non-African
Religions:40% Catholic,
30% Protestant,
18% Muslim,
6% None,
3% Folk,
3% Other
Nationality name:Cameroonian
Area:475,442 km²
(183,569 sq mi)
Population:27.22 million (2021)
Country codes:CM, CMR (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.cm
Calling code:+237

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Cameroon (French: Drapeau et armoiries du Cameroun), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Cameroon
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Cameroon

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