Flag of Rwanda (GIF)

The flag of Rwanda (Kinyarwanda: ibendera ry'Urwanda, French: Drapeau du Rwanda) consists of three horizontal stripes of blue, yellow, and green, with a golden sun in the upper right-hand corner. The blue stripe symbolizes peace and happiness, reflecting the country's aspirations for a peaceful future. The yellow stripe represents the country's economic potential and the nation's quest for prosperity. The green stripe signifies hope and optimism for the nation's future, as well as the country's lush and fertile land. The golden sunburst embodies enlightenment and a bright future, highlighting the nation's commitment to unity and progress. Collectively, the colors and the sun on the flag of Rwanda encapsulate the country's journey from past struggles to a hopeful and unified future, characterized by peace, prosperity, and optimism.

Adopted:October 25, 2001
Designed by:Alphonse Kirimobenecyo
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇷🇼

The emblem of Rwanda is a rich tapestry of symbolism reflecting the nation's values, culture, and aspirations. The green ring with a square knot embodies the spirit of hard work and collective effort that underpins the country's progress and development. The gold ribbon at the top bears the inscription "Repubulika y´u Rwanda" (Republic of Rwanda) in Kinyarwanda, emphasizing the country's sovereignty and identity. The national motto at the bottom, "Ubumwe, Umurimo, Gukunda igihugu" (Unity, Work, Patriotism), underscores the core principles that guide the nation's journey. The elements within the emblem, including the sun, the shields symbolizing patriotism and justice, the traditional basket of peace (agaseke), and the representation of sorghum and coffee stalks and cogwheel, collectively depict Rwanda's commitment to unity, agriculture, industrialization, and the pursuit of peace and prosperity.

The Rwanda flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Rwanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is a sovereign state in Central and East Africa. Its capital is Kigali, and its population is about 13.28 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Uganda.

The waving flag of Rwanda with its seal (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Kigali
Other major cities:Butare,
Official languages:English,
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:84% Hutu,
15% Tutsi,
1% Twa
Religions:56.9% Catholicism,
26.0% Protestantism,
11.1% Seventh-day Adventism,
4.6% Islam,
1.4% Others
Nationality name:Rwandan
Area:26,338 km²
(10,169 sq mi)
Population:13.28 million (2021)
Country codes:RW, RWA (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.rw
Calling code:+250

Keywords: Flag and seal of Rwanda (French: Drapeau et emblème du Rwanda; Kinyarwanda: Ibendera n'ikirango cy'u Rwanda; Swahili: Bendera na nembo ya Rwanda), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Rwanda
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Rwanda

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