Samoa Flag GIF (Fu'a Samoa)

The flag of Samoa (Samoan: fu‘a o Sāmoa) consists of a red field with a blue rectangle in the canton, and the blue rectangle bears the southern constellation, four large white stars, and a small star. Blue represents freedom, and red is a symbol of courage as well as a traditional Samoan color. The southern cross is thought to represent Christianity and the country's location in the southern hemisphere. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on February 24, 1949.

Its coat of arms includes a palm tree, symbolizing the islands; a cross, symbolizing Christianity; and olive branches, symbolizing peace. Below it is a Samoan motto meaning "God be the foundation of Samoa." In addition, the coat of arms includes the meridian and parallel lines, which are quoted from the United Nations logo, symbolizing that the island is a United Nations trust area.

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
Calling code:+685
Flag emoji code:🇼🇸

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

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