Flag of Indonesia (GIF)


The flag of Indonesia is a simple, double-colored flag, consisting of two equal horizontal bands, red on top and white on the bottom. While the red color symbolizes courage, the white color represents purity. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on August 17, 1950.

Its emblem features an eagle with a shield on its chest, symbolizing power and majesty. On the shield are a gold star, which is the common symbol of many religions in the country, a chain symbolizing the human generation, a banyan tree symbolizing the unity of the country, a wild bull symbolizing democracy, and rice and flax ears representing justice and livelihoods.

The Indonesia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is an intercontinental unitary sovereign state with some regions in Oceania, mainly located in Southeast Asia. Its capital is Jakarta, and its population is about 268.075.000.

The waving flag of Indonesia with its emblem (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Jakarta (pop. 10,075,000)
Other major cities:Surabaya (3,457,000)
Official languages:Indonesian
Region:South-eastern Asia
Ethnic groups:40% Javanese
16% Sundanese
44% Over 300 ethnic groups
Religion:87.2% Islam
9.9% Christianity
1.7% Hinduism
0.7% Buddhism
0.5% others
Demonym:Indonesian
Area:1,904,569 km²
(735,358 sq mi)
Population:268,075,000
Currency:Indonesian rupiah


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Indonesia (Indonesian: Bendera dan lambang Indonesia), GIF

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