Flag of the Republic of the Congo (GIF)

The flag of the Republic of the Congo (French: drapeau de la république du Congo) consists of a diagonal split, with the upper triangle being green and the lower triangle being red, separated by a narrow band of yellow. These colors are the traditional colors of Pan-Africanism. The green symbolizes the country's agriculture and its lush forests, reflecting hope and the abundant natural wealth of the nation. The yellow represents the friendship and nobility of the Congolese people, as well as the natural riches of nature and the country's potential for a prosperous future. The red signifies the bloodshed and sacrifices made during the struggle for independence and freedom. The simplicity and vibrancy of the flag reflect the country's optimism, unity, and resilience in the face of its historical challenges, representing its commitment to progress and national unity.

Adopted:September 15, 1959,
June 10, 1991 (re-adopted)
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇨🇬

The coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo is rich in symbolism and imagery. The yellow shield, adorned with a green wavy stripe, represents the country's abundant natural resources and its potential for economic growth. The red lion, grasping a torch, symbolizes strength, courage, and the nation's struggle for independence and freedom. Flanking the shield are two black elephants, emblematic of the country's wildlife and natural diversity. The golden forest crown atop the shield signifies the importance of the country's lush forests and their preservation. The French motto below, "Unité, Travail, Progrès" (Unity, Work, Progress), reflects the nation's commitment to unity, development, and advancement, encapsulating the core values and aspirations of the Republic of the Congo.

The Republic of the Congo flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, is a country in Central Africa. Its capital is Brazzaville, and its population is about 5.657 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Angola, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Gabon.

The waving flag of the Republic of the Congo with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Brazzaville
Other major city:Pointe-Noire
Official language:French
Region:Middle Africa
Ethnic groups:48% Kongo,
20% Sangha,
17% Teke,
12% M'Bochi,
3% Europeans/others
Religions:51.4% Protestantism,
30.1% Catholicism,
4.4% Other Christian,
14.1% Other religions
Nationality name:Congolese
Area:342,000 km²
(132,000 sq mi)
Population:5.657 million (2021)
Country codes:CG, COG (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.cg
Calling code:+242

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo (French: Drapeau et armoiries de la République du Congo), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo

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