Flag of Samoa (GIF)

The flag of Samoa (Samoan: fu‘a o Sāmoa) is a powerful representation of the nation's values and heritage. It comprises a bold red field with a prominent blue rectangle positioned in the canton. Within the blue rectangle, the southern constellation is proudly displayed, along with four significant white stars, accompanied by a smaller star. The blue color signifies freedom, reflecting the country's long history of independence and self-determination, while the red color embodies courage and is deeply rooted in Samoan tradition. The southern cross constellation symbolizes the country's strong Christian faith and its geographical location in the southern hemisphere. This flag stands as a proud testament to Samoa's rich cultural identity, unwavering spirit, and enduring commitment to faith and freedom.

Adopted:February 24, 1949
January 1, 1962
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇼🇸

The coat of arms of Samoa is a rich symbol of the nation's cultural heritage and values. It prominently features a palm tree, representing the islands, alongside a cross, serving as a powerful emblem of Christianity, which holds significant cultural and historical importance for the Samoan people. Olive branches, symbolizing peace, further underscore the country's commitment to harmony and unity. Positioned below the emblem is the Samoan motto "Fa'avae i Le Atua Samoa," translating to "God be the Foundation of Samoa," highlighting the deep-rooted spiritual beliefs of the nation. Moreover, the inclusion of meridian and parallel lines, reminiscent of the United Nations logo, signifies Samoa's status as a United Nations trust area, highlighting the country's commitment to global cooperation and diplomacy. This coat of arms stands as a proud representation of Samoa's rich cultural identity and its enduring commitment to faith, peace, and international collaboration.

The Samoan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Samoa, officially known as the Independent State of Samoa, is a country in the South Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Apia, and its population is about 200,144 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with Tonga.

The waving flag of Samoa with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Apia
Other major cities:Asau,
Official languages:English, Samoan
Ethnic groups:92.6% Samoans,
7.0% Euronesians,
0.4% Europeans,
0.1% East Asian
Religion:98% Christian,
2% Other
Nationality name:Samoan
Area:2,842 km²
(1,097 sq mi)
Population:200,144 (2021)
Country codes:WS, WSM (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ws
Calling code:+685

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Samoa (Samoan: Fuʻa o Samoa), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Samoa
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Samoa

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