Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (GIF)


The flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a sky blue flag that features a yellow five-pointed star in the upper left and a diagonal red stripe with a yellow border. The color blue represents peace. Red means "the blood of the martyrs of the country." Yellow symbolizes the richness of the country, and the star expresses the bright future of the country. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:4, and the flag was adopted on February 20, 2006.

Its coat of arms features a leopard's head between an ivory and a spear, and a red stripe with a French motto meaning "Justice, Peace, Work".

The Democratic Republic of the Congo flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country located in Central Africa. Its capital is Kinshasa, and its population is about 91,931,000.

The waving flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Kinshasa
(pop. 11,116,000)
Other major cities:Lubumbashi
(1,936,000)
Mbuji-Mayi
(1,919,000)
Official languages:French
Region:Middle Africa
Ethnic groups:Over 200 ethnic groups
45% Mongo, Luba,
Bantu and Mangbetu
Religion:80% Christians
10% Muslims
10% Other
Demonym:Congolese
Area:2,345,409 km²
(905,567 sq mi)
Population:91,931,000
Currency:Congolese franc


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (French: Drapeau et armoiries de la République démocratique du Congo), GIF

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