Flag of Niue (GIF)

The flag of Niue is characterized by a yellow field with a defaced Union Jack in the canton. It features a yellow star in the center of the Union Jack, along with four yellow stars forming a diamond around it. The Union Jack represents the historical protection granted by the United Kingdom. The yellow field symbolizes the bright sunshine of Niue and the warm sentiments of the Niuean people towards New Zealand. The association with New Zealand is further emphasized by the depiction of the Southern Cross through the four small stars. Lastly, the blue disc containing a larger star represents the deep blue sea that surrounds the self-governing island of Niue, highlighting its strong connection to the ocean.

Adopted:October 15, 1975
Designed by:Patricia Rex
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇳🇺

The new seal of Niue on a waving white flag
The seal of Niue is composed of a crown, symbolizing the sovereign as the head of state, positioned atop a blue outer circle designed to resemble a traditional Niuean garland made of 14 seashells, representing the island's 14 villages. Inside the outer circle is a green inner circle adorned with hiapo designs, symbolizing the fonua, or land, within which stylized depictions of a tree represent life and the tagata Niue, or people of Niue. These elements rest upon a scroll carrying the inscription "Atua, Niue Tukulagi" (God, Niue Eternally) and two katoua (cleaving clubs), signifying defense and security. The words "Public Seal of Niue" appear between the outer and inner circles, completing the intricate symbolism encapsulating Niue's cultural heritage, unity, and commitment to its people and land.

The Niuean flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Niue is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, some 2,400 kilometers northeast of New Zealand. Its capital is Alofi, and its population is about 1,620 (2018).

The waving vertical flag of Niue (Animated GIF)
Capital and largest city:Alofi
Other major city:Hakupu
Official languages:English, Niuean
Ethnic groups:67% Niuean,
13% Part-Niuean,
12% European and Asian,
8% Pacific Islander
Religions:92% Christian,
6% Other,
2% None
Nationality name:Niuean
Area:261.46 km²
(100.95 sq mi)
Population:1,620 (2018)
Country codes:NU, NIU (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.nu
Calling code:+683

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