Flag of Seychelles (GIF)



The flag of Seychelles (French: Drapeau des Seychelles) consists of five blue, yellow, red, white, and green rays that extend from the lower-left corner of the flag to the top and right sides. Bands resembling light beams represent a dynamic new country moving towards the future. The blue color represents the sky and sea surrounding Seychelles. Yellow symbolizes the sun, which gives life. The red color symbolizes their determination to work in unity and love for the people and the future. While the white band represents social justice and harmony, the green band expresses the soil and its natural environment. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on January 8, 1996.

Its coat of arms depicts life on the island. The shield shows a landscape with a giant tortoise and a coconut tree on a grassy field in the front, an island and a sailing ship in the sea in the back, and clouds in the sky. At the top is a flying white-tailed tropical bird, and the shield is supported by two sailfish.

The Seychelles flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Seychelles, officially known as the Republic of Seychelles, is an island country in the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Victoria, and its population is about 99,202 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Tanzania.

The waving flag of Seychelles with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Victoria
Other major cities:Anse Boileau,
Bel Ombre,
Beau Vallon,
Cascade
Official languages:English,
French,
Seychellois Creole
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:93.2% Creoles,
3.0% British,
1.8% French,
0.4% Chinese,
0.4% Indian,
1.2% others
Religions:89.2% Christianity,
2.4% Hinduism,
1.6% Islam,
6.8% Other
Nationality names:Seychellois,
Seychelloise
Area:459 km² (177 sq mi)
Population:99,202 (2021)
Currency:Seychellois rupee
Country codes:SC, SYC (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.sc
Calling code:+248
Flag emoji code:🇸🇨


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Seychelles (French: Drapeau et armoiries des Seychelles), GIF

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