Flag of Guinea-Bissau (GIF)

The national flag of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: Bandeira da Guiné-Bissau) consists of a vertical red band on the left with a black star in the center and two horizontal stripes on the right, yellow and green. The green represents hope, the lush vegetation, and the country's agricultural wealth, while the yellow symbolizes the sun and the abundant natural resources. The red vertical band stands for the people's struggle for independence and their willingness to sacrifice for freedom. The black five-pointed star symbolizes Africa, the unity of Africa, and the hope for a better future. The flag's design and colors encapsulate Guinea-Bissau's natural beauty, its history of resistance against colonial rule, and the nation's aspirations for a brighter tomorrow.

Adopted:September 24, 1973
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇬🇼

The emblem of Guinea-Bissau prominently displays a black star, a significant symbol of pan-Africanism, representing unity and solidarity among African nations. A seashell positioned at the bottom of the emblem serves as a reminder of the country's location along the West African coast. Additionally, two symmetrical palm branches further emphasize the nation's geographical context and natural wealth. The white ribbon running across the emblem contains the national motto "UNIDADE, LUTA, PROGRESSO" in Portuguese, signifying the nation's commitment to unity, perseverance in the face of challenges, and the pursuit of progress. Together, these elements within the emblem encapsulate Guinea-Bissau's pan-African identity, natural heritage, and the collective ambition for advancement and unity.

The Guinea-Bissau flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Guinea-Bissau, officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, is a sovereign state in West Africa. Its capital is Bissau, and its population is about 2.015 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Guinea and Senegal.

The waving flag of Guinea-Bissau with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Bissau
Other major cities:Gabú,
Official language:Portuguese
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:28.5% Fula,
22.5% Balanta,
14.7% Mandinka,
9.1% Papel,
8.3% Manjaca,
16.9% others
Religions:62% Christianity,
38% Islam
Nationality name:Bissau-Guinean
Area:36,125 km²
(13,948 sq mi)
Population:2.015 million (2021)
Country codes:GW, GNB (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.gw
Calling code:+245

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: Bandeira e emblema da Guiné-Bissau), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Guinea-Bissau
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Guinea-Bissau

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