Flag of Ivory Coast (GIF)



The flag of the Ivory Coast (French: drapeau de la Côte d'Ivoire) consists of three equal vertical stripes: orange, white, and green. The orange color represents the North Savannas. White symbolizes peace, purity, and the unity of hearts. Green represents hope for the future and recalls the fertile virgin forest of the Ivory Coast. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on December 3, 1959.

On the green shield on its coat of arms is the head of an elephant, the largest animal in the country and the source of the ivory that gives the country its name. At the top of the shield is a rising sun, symbolizing a new beginning, and two golden palm trees on either side of the shield.

The Ivory Coast flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Ivory Coast, also officially known as the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a sovereign state located in West Africa. Its capital is Yamoussoukro (official) and its population is about 27.05 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Mali.

The waving flag of Ivory Coast with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital:Yamoussoukro
Other major city:Abidjan
Official language:French
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:41.1% Akan,
17.6% Voltaiques/Gur,
27.5% Dyula, Maninka,
11.0% Krous,
2.8% others
Religions:42.9% Muslim,
33.9% Christian,
3.6% Animist,
19.1% non-religious
Nationality name:Ivorian
Area:322,463 km²
(124,504 sq mi)
Population:27.05 million (2021)
Currency:West African CFA franc
Country codes:CI, CIV (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ci
Calling code:+225
Flag emoji code:🇨🇮


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of the Ivory Coast (French: Drapeau et armoiries de la Côte d'Ivoire), GIF
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