Flag of Guinea-Bissau (GIF)



The national flag of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: Bandeira da Guiné-Bissau) consists of a vertical red stripe with a black star on the left, and two horizontal lines on the right, yellow and green. The black star represents the unity of Africa. The red color symbolizes the spilled blood in the struggle for independence. The yellow color refers to the sun, and the green color also expresses hope. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on September 24, 1973.

The olive branches surrounding its emblem are united by a sea shell that symbolizes the country's location on the west coast of Africa. A white stripe above the emblem features a slogan meaning "Unity, Struggle, Progress."

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)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Bissau
Other major cities:Gabú,
Bafatá,
Bissorã
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)
Currency:West African CFA franc
Country codes:GW, GNB (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.gw
Calling code:+245
Flag emoji code:🇬🇼


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

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