Flag of Guinea (GIF)


The national flag of Guinea consists of three vertical stripes of red, yellow, and green. Red symbolizes the blood of martyrs who died from slavery and wars. Yellow represents the sun and the richness of the country. Green refers to the vegetation of the country. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on November 10, 1958.

Its coat of arms features a white dove holding an olive branch in its beak atop a golden shield. Below the shield is a stripe in the colors of the national flag and a ribbon that reads "business, justice, and solidarity".

The Guinea flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea, is a country on the west coast of Africa. Its capital is Conakry, and its population is about 12,396,000.

The waving flag of Guinea with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Conakry (pop. 1,661,000)
Other major cities:Nzérékoré (195,000)
Kankan (191,000)
Official languages:French
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:32% Fulani
30% Mandinka
20% Susu
6% Kissi
5% Kpelle
7% others
Religion:85% Islam
8% Christianity
7% Traditional African religion
Demonym:Guinean
Area:245,836 km²
(94,918 sq mi)
Population:12,396,000
Currency:Guinean franc


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Guinea (French: Drapeau et armoiries de la Guinée), GIF

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