Flag of Cape Verde (GIF)

The national flag of Cape Verde (Portuguese: bandeira de Cabo Verde; Capeverdean: bandera di Kauberdi) consists of a circle of ten yellow stars centered on the red stripe and slightly shifting from the center to the left bottom, and five unequal horizontal stripes: blue, white, red, white, and blue. The blue stripe symbolizes the sky and the ocean surrounding the islands, while the white stripe represents peace and the clarity of the nation's aspirations. The red stripe signifies the effort and struggle for economic development, as well as the vitality of the Cape Verdean people. The ten yellow stars represent the ten islands of the nation, as well as their unity and hope for a golden future. Together, the flag's design and colors embody Cape Verde's connection to the sea, the pursuit of peace, the determination for progress, and the unity of its diverse island communities.

Adopted:September 22, 1992
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇨🇻

The emblem of Cape Verde consists of a circular design with the Portuguese inscription "REPÚBLICA DE CABO VERDE" within. The plumbob positioned at the top of the circle represents the values of righteousness and uprightness, essential elements of the nation's constitutional framework. The central equilateral triangle symbolizes unity, equality, and the civil rights of the people, underscoring the significance of the democratic system. The torch within the triangle embodies the hard-won freedom achieved through years of struggle. The depiction of the sea with three blue lines signifies the sentiment of nostalgia. Additionally, the inclusion of palm branches symbolizes the victorious attainment of national independence. Collectively, these elements within the emblem embody the values of justice, unity, freedom, and the cherished history of Cape Verde's struggle for independence.

The Cape Verde flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Cape Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country in the central Atlantic Ocean. Its capital is Praia, and its population is about 561,901 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with The Gambia, Mauritania, and Senegal.

The waving flag of Cape Verde with its emblem (unofficial)
Other major city:Mindelo
Official language:Portuguese
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:71% Creole or Mulatto,
28% African,
1% Portuguese or other European
Religions:78.7% Catholic Church,
10.4% Other Christian,
10.9% Other or non-religious
Nationality name:Cape Verdean or Cabo Verdean
Area:4,033 km²
(1,557 sq mi)
Population:561,901 (2021)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.cv
Calling code:+238

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Cape Verde (Portuguese: Bandeira e brasão de armas de Cabo Verde), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Cape_Verde
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_emblem_of_Cape_Verde

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