Flag of Niger (GIF)

The flag of Niger (French: drapeau du Niger) consists of three horizontal bands of orange, white, and green, with an orange circle in the center. The orange band represents the Sahara Desert in the north of the country, as well as the resilience and courage of the nation's people. The white band symbolizes purity and peace, while the green band represents the fertile regions in the south and the country's hope and wealth. The orange circle in the center, known as the "sun of independence," signifies the new and optimistic path the nation embarked upon after gaining independence from France. Overall, the flag embodies Niger's natural landscape, unity, and aspirations for progress and prosperity.

Adopted:November 23, 1959
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇳🇪

The coat of arms of Niger is a powerful representation of the nation's history, values, and aspirations. The central shield, encompassed by national flags, prominently features the sun, symbolizing vitality and optimism. Positioned to the left are two crossed Tuareg swords on a spear, representing the courage and heritage of the people. On the right, three pearl millet heads signify the importance of agriculture, while the image of a zebu cattle head below highlights the significance of livestock in the country's economy. The coat of arms is encircled by four national flags, emphasizing unity and national pride, with a ribbon displaying the official name of the country, "République du Niger," further underlining its sovereignty and identity. This emblem encapsulates Niger's rich cultural heritage, resilience, and commitment to progress and unity.

The Niger flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Niger, officially known as the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Its capital is Niamey, and its population is about 25.13 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, and Nigeria.

The waving flag of Niger with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Niamey
Other major cities:Maradi,
Official language:French
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:53.0% Hausa,
21.2% Zarma-Songhai,
10.4% Tuareg,
15.4% other
Religions:99.3% Islam,
0.7% Other
Nationality name:Nigerien
Area:1,267,000 km²
(489,000 sq mi)
Population:25.13 million (2021)
Country codes:NE, NER (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ne
Calling code:+227

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Niger (French: Drapeau et armoiries du Niger), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Niger
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Niger

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