Flag of Jamaica (GIF)

The flag of Jamaica is a vibrant and meaningful representation of the nation's history and values. It consists of a yellow cross that divides the flag into four triangles, with two green triangles at the top and bottom and two black triangles on the left and right sides. The black color symbolizes the strength and creativity of the Jamaican people, as well as the hardships they have overcome throughout their history. The golden yellow represents the natural wealth and resources of the country, while the green signifies the lush vegetation and agricultural abundance of the island. This flag design embodies Jamaica's rich cultural heritage, natural beauty, and the enduring spirit of its people.

Adopted:August 6, 1962
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇯🇲

The coat of arms of Jamaica is a symbolic representation of the nation's heritage and aspirations. It prominently features a white shield bearing a red cross with five golden pineapples, which symbolize the indigenous Jamaican fruit. At the top of the shield are a Jamaican crocodile and a British royal helmet, representing the native wildlife and the historical ties to the British monarchy. The shield is supported on both sides by a woman holding a fruit basket and a man holding a bow, both of whom are from the Taino tribe, honoring the indigenous peoples and their contributions to Jamaica's history and culture. This coat of arms is a testament to Jamaica's cultural diversity, historical legacy, and the harmony between its people and their rich natural environment.

The Jamaica flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Jamaica is an island country located in the Caribbean Sea. Its capital is Kingston, and its population is about 2.973 million (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with Colombia, Cuba, Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

The waving flag of Jamaica with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Kingston
Other major cities:Portmore,
Spanish Town,
Montego Bay
Official language:English
Ethnic groups:92.1% Black,
6.1% Mixed (non-Black),
0.8% Indian,
0.4% Other,
0.7% Unspecified
Religions:68.9% Christian,
21.3% None,
6.5% Other,
2.3% Not stated,
1.1% Rastafarian
Nationality name:Jamaican
Area:10,991 km²
(4,244 sq mi)
Population:2.973 million (2021)
Country codes:JM, JAM (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.jm
Calling code:+1-876



Wikipedia updated the flag recently with a darker green and gold.
March 13, 2024 at 1:33 PM
There is uncertainty in the wikipedia file history. I think this yellow color is more widely used and I think it is more beautiful and vibrant. That's why I won't make this change right now.
March 13, 2024 at 5:35 PM

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