Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis (GIF)

The flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis features a vibrant design that embodies the nation's history and natural beauty. It comprises a green triangle at the top, a red triangle at the bottom, and a striking black diagonal stripe that divides these sections. The black stripe, adorned with yellow edges and two white stars, represents the unity and aspirations of the people. The green signifies the lushness of the country's lands, while the red embodies the resilience and determination displayed during the struggle for freedom from the shackles of slavery and colonialism. The yellow symbolizes the radiant sunshine that graces the islands, reflecting the nation's optimism and warmth. The two white stars adorning the black stripe not only represent the islands of St. Christopher and Nevis but also serve as powerful emblems of hope and the enduring spirit of freedom. This flag reflects the resilience and rich cultural heritage of Saint Kitts and Nevis, serving as a powerful reminder of the nation's history and its commitment to unity and progress.

Adopted:September 19, 1983
Designed by:Edris Lewis
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇰🇳

The coat of arms of Saint Kitts and Nevis is a rich representation of the nation's heritage and unity. The shield features the head of a Carib, paying homage to the islands' first inhabitants, alongside a lily and a rose, symbolizing the influence of both British and French cultures. A sailing boat represents the islands' traditional maritime history, while two poinciana flowers add a touch of local flora. Atop the shield, a burning torch is held by three hands, one white, one black, and one mixed, symbolizing the collective struggle for freedom among people of diverse ethnic backgrounds. Flanking the shield are representations of the country's main crops, the sugarcane plant and the coconut palm branch, while two white pelicans, the national bird, support the shield. The white ribbon below proudly displays the national motto "Country Above Self," emphasizing the nation's commitment to unity and service. This coat of arms stands as a proud testament to Saint Kitts and Nevis' history, cultural diversity, and dedication to progress and harmony.

Saint Kitts and Nevis flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Saint Kitts and Nevis, also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is an island country in the West Indies. Its capital is Basseterre, and its population is about 53,546 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with Antigua and Barbuda, the Netherlands, and Venezuela.

The waving flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Basseterre
Other major cities:Fig Tree,
Monkey Hill
Official language:English
Ethnic groups:92.5% African,
3% Multiracial,
2.1% European,
1.5% Indian,
0.6% Other,
0.3% Unspecified
Religions:94.6% Christians,
1.3% Folk Religions,
1.6% Unaffiliated,
0.3% Muslims,
1.5% Hindus,
0.7% Other
Nationality name:Kittitian or Nevisian
Area:261 km² (101 sq mi)
Population:53,546 (2021)
Country codes:KN, KNA (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.kn
Calling code:+1-869

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