Flag of the Solomon Islands (GIF)

The flag of the Solomon Islands consists of a divided diagonal pattern with a blue upper section and a green lower section, intersected by a thin yellow diagonal stripe. There are five white stars in the upper left corner of the blue triangle. The blue represents the surrounding ocean and the sky, signifying peace, stability, and prosperity. The stars symbolize the provinces where the country was divided during the country's independence. The green symbolizes the lush vegetation and the land's fertility, representing the rich natural resources of the islands. The yellow stripe embodies the sun, highlighting the bright future and optimism of the Solomon Islands. The flag's design and colors reflect the nation's reliance on the natural environment, its aspirations for harmony, and the promise of a prosperous and vibrant future.

Adopted:November 18, 1977
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇸🇧

The coat of arms of the Solomon Islands showcases a shield flanked by a saltwater crocodile and a shark, symbolizing the guardianship and marine wealth of the nation. Within the shield are traditional weapons and symbols representing the various districts of the islands. At the top of the helmet, positioned above the shield, is a depiction of the sun on a traditional boat. The yellow ribbon located below the shield bears the national motto, "To Lead is to Serve," underscoring the significance of leadership through service and the commitment to the nation's well-being. This emblem encapsulates the cultural heritage, natural resources, and the dedication to leadership and service of the Solomon Islands.

The Solomon Islands flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
The Solomon Islands is a sovereign country with more than 900 small islands and six large islands in Oceania. Its capital is Honiara, and its population is about 703,995 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu.

The waving flag of the Solomon Islands with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Honiara
Other major cities:Auki,
Official language:English
Ethnic groups:94.5% Melanesian,
3.0% Polynesian,
1.2% Micronesian,
1.1% Others,
0.2% Unspecified
Religions:92% Christianity,
5% Animism,
3% Other
Nationality name:Solomon Islander
Area:28,400 km²
(11,000 sq mi)
Population:703,995 (2021)
Country codes:SB, SLB (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.sb
Calling code:+677

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