Flag of Nigeria (GIF)



The flag of Nigeria consists of three vertical bands, green, white, and green. The two green stripes represent Nigeria’s natural wealth, while the white band symbolizes peace. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on October 1, 1960.

Its coat of arms has white wavy lines, symbolizing the confluence of the Niger and Benue rivers, on a black shield, symbolizing the fertile lands of Nigeria. At the top of the shield is a red eagle, symbolizing strength. The shield is supported on the sides by two white horses, and the green grass under the shield features the country's national flower, Costus spectabilis.

The Nigeria flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Nigeria, officially known as the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa. Its capital is Abuja, and its population is about 211.4 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, and Sao Tome and Principe.

The waving flag of Nigeria with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital:Abuja
Other major cities:Lagos,
Kano,
Ibadan,
Benin City
Official language:English
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:25% Hausa,
21% Yoruba,
18% Igbo,
10% Ijaw,
4% Kanuri,
22% Other groups
Religions:50% Islam,
43.2% Christianity,
6.8% Other or No Beliefs
Nationality name:Nigerian
Area:923,768 km²
(356,669 sq mi)
Population:211.4 million (2021)
Currency:Naira
Country codes:NG, NGA (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ng
Calling code:+234
Flag emoji code:🇳🇬

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