Flag of Eswatini (GIF)

The flag of Eswatini (Swazi: Umjeka weSwatini), formerly known as Swaziland, comprises five horizontal stripes of varying heights: blue, yellow, red, yellow, and blue. Placed centrally within the red stripe are a Swazi shield, a feathered fighting stick, and two spears. The red stripe signifies the nation's historic struggles and conflicts, while the blue stripe embodies peace and stability. The yellow stripe represents the abundant resources of Eswatini. The traditional Nguni shield and the accompanying spears symbolize the country's resilience and protection from external threats, reflecting its rich cultural heritage and a history of bravery. The inclusion of white and black on the shield represents the peaceful coexistence of different ethnic groups within Eswatini.

Adopted:October 6, 1968
Designed by:King Sobhuza II
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇸🇿

The coat of arms of Eswatini (Swaziland) on a waving white flag
The coat of arms of Eswatini embodies the country's rich cultural and royal heritage. It prominently features a lion, symbolizing the King of Eswatini, and an elephant, representing the Queen Mother, both revered symbols of royal authority and power. These majestic animals flank a traditional Nguni shield, symbolizing protection and strength, with a regal feathered crown atop. Below the shield, the national motto "Siyinqaba," meaning "We are the fortress," further emphasizes the nation's commitment to unity and resilience. The coat of arms stands as a powerful emblem of Eswatini's royal legacy and national identity.

The Eswatini (Swaziland) flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Eswatini (formerly named Swaziland), officially the Kingdom of Eswatini, is a landlocked sovereign state in southern Africa. Its capitals are Mbabane (administrative) and Lobamba (royal and legislative), and its population is about 1.172 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Mozambique and South Africa.

The waving flag of Eswatini (Swaziland) with its coat of arms (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of Eswatini (Swaziland) (Animated GIF)
Capitals:Mbabane (executive),
Lobamba (legislative)
Other major city:Manzini
Official languages:Swazi, English
Region:Southern Africa
Ethnic groups:97% African,
3% European
Religions:88.1% Christianity,
10.1% Islam,
1.0% Traditional,
0.8% Others or none
Nationality name:Swazi
Area:17,364 km²
(6,704 sq mi)
Population:1.172 million (2021)
Country codes:SZ, SWZ (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.sz
Calling code:+268

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Eswatini (Swazi: Umjeka weSwatini - Imbeje weSwatini), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Eswatini
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Eswatini

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