Flag of Guinea (GIF)

The national flag of Guinea (French: drapeau de la Guinée) is a powerful representation of the nation's history and aspirations. It consists of three equal horizontal bands of red, yellow, and green. The red symbolizes the blood shed by those who fought for Guinea's independence, the yellow represents the country's mineral wealth and the sun's bright future, while the green signifies the lush vegetation and natural resources of Guinea. This flag, adopted upon gaining independence from France in 1958, serves as a vibrant emblem of the nation's unity, resilience, and the promise of a prosperous future.

Adopted:November 10, 1958
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇬🇳

The coat of arms of Guinea is a simple yet powerful emblem. At its heart, a white dove carrying an olive branch in its beak symbolizes peace and freedom. This peaceful image is set against a golden shield, signifying the nation's wealth and potential, while the stripe beneath it reflects the colors of the national flag, representing Guinea's identity. The ribbon bearing the national motto, "Travail, Justice, Solidarité" (Work, Justice, Solidarity), underscores the values and aspirations of the Guinean people. This coat of arms serves as a visual representation of Guinea's commitment to peace, prosperity, and unity, encapsulating its core ideals in a single, elegant design.

The Guinea flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the 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 13.5 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.

The waving flag of Guinea with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Conakry
Other major cities:Nzérékoré,
Official language:French
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:32% Fulani,
30% Mandinka,
20% Susu,
6% Kissi,
5% Kpelle,
7% others
Religions:85% Islam,
8% Christianity,
7% Traditional African religion
Nationality name:Guinean
Area:245,836 km²
(94,918 sq mi)
Population:13.5 million (2021)
Country codes:GN, GIN (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.gn
Calling code:+224

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Guinea
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Guinea

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