Flag of Mozambique (GIF)


The national flag of Mozambique is composed of green, black, and yellow horizontal stripes separated by two narrow white lines with a red triangle on the left. The red triangle contains a hoe and a rifle placed on an open book in a yellow star.

Green represents the richness of the land, and yellow symbolizes the minerals of the country. Black represents the African continent. The white lines represent peace, and the red color represents the struggle for independence. The rifle means defense and alertness, the open book symbolizes the importance of education, the hoe represents the country's agriculture, and the star symbolizes Marxism and internationalism. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on May 1, 1983.

In addition, its emblem includes corn and sugar cane, symbolizing agricultural wealth, a cog wheel representing industry, and a red sun, symbolizing the construction of a new life.

The Mozambique flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Mozambique, officially known as the Republic of Mozambique, is a country located in Southeast Africa. Its capital is Maputo, and its population is about 28,862,000.

The waving flag of Mozambique with its emblem (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Maputo (pop. 1,080,000)
Other major cities:Matola (1,032,000)
Nampula (663,000)
Beira (592,000)
Official languages:Portuguese
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:99.66% African
0.20% Euro-African
0.08% Indian
0.06% European
Religion:56.1% Christians
17.9% Muslims
7.3% Other beliefs
18.7% no-religious
Demonym:Mozambican
Area:801,590 km²
(309,500 sq mi)
Population:28,862,000
Currency:Mozambican metical


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Mozambique (Portuguese: Bandeira e emblema de Moçambique), GIF

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