Flag of Kenya (GIF)

The flag of Kenya (Swahili: Bendera ya Kenya) is a vibrant symbol of the nation's identity and heritage. It consists of black, red, and green stripes separated by white lines, with a black Masai shield on two spears centered on the flag. The black stripe represents the people of Kenya, the red symbolizes their struggle for independence, and the green represents the country's natural resources and landscape. The Maasai spears and shield are important cultural symbols of defense and unity and also symbolize the defense of the values described with the colors above. Overall, the flag embodies Kenya's rich history, its journey to independence, and its commitment to unity and protection of its people.

Adopted:December 12, 1963
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇰🇪

The coat of arms of Kenya is a rich and meaningful emblem that represents the nation's values and heritage. At its center, a shield and spears symbolize protection and defense. These are supported by two lions, representing courage and strength. Above the shield, a rooster holding an ax signifies authority, work, success, and the beginning of a new dawn. On the ground, the silhouette of Mount Kenya serves as a reminder of the country's majestic landscapes and its agricultural bounty, including coffee, pyrethrum, sisal, tea, maize, and pineapple. Below the mount is a brown stripe bearing the country's motto, "Harambee," which means "Let's pull together (synergy)" in Swahili. This coat of arms reflects Kenya's cultural diversity, natural beauty, and aspirations for a prosperous future.

The Kenya flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Kenya, officially known as the Republic of Kenya, is a country located in eastern Africa. Its capital is Nairobi, and its population is about 54.99 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

The waving flag of Kenya with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Nairobi
Other major city:Mombasa
Official languages:English, Swahili
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:22% Kikuyu,
14% Luhya,
13% Luo,
12% Kalenjin,
11% Kamba,
6% Kisii,
6% Meru,
15% other African,
1% non-African
Religions:84.8% Christianity,
9.7% Islam,
2.5% None,
1.7% Traditionalists,
1.3% Other
Nationality name:Kenyan
Area:580,367 km²
(224,081 sq mi)
Population:54.99 million (2021)
Country codes:KE, KEN (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ke
Calling code:+254

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Kenya (Swahili: Bendera na nembo ya Kenya), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Kenya
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Kenya

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