Flag of Eswatini (GIF)


The flag of Eswatini (Swaziland) consists of five horizontal stripes of varying heights, blue, yellow, red, yellow, and blue, in the middle of which there is a Swazi shield, a feathered fighting stick, and two spears. The red color represents past wars, the blue color symbolizes peace and stability, and the yellow color represents Swaziland's resources. The Nguni shield and two spears symbolize the country's protection from its enemies. The color of the shield is to show that white and black people live in peace in Swaziland. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on October 6, 1968.

The lion in its coat of arms represents the king, the elephant represents the queen mother. There is a feathered crown on the shield and a slogan meaning "We are the fortress" below.

The Eswatini (Swaziland) flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
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 1,343,000.

The waving flag of Eswatini (Swaziland) with its coat of arms (unofficial)

The coat of arms of Eswatini (Swaziland) on a waving white flag

The waving vertical flag of Eswatini (Swaziland) (Animated GIF)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capitals:Mbabane (executive)
Lobamba (legislative)
Other major cities:Manzini
Official languages:Swazi, English
Region:Southern Africa
Ethnic groups:97% African
3% European
Religion:88.1% Christianity
10.1% Islam
1.0% Traditional
0.8% Others or none
Demonym:Swazi
Area:17,364 km²
(6,704 sq mi)
Population:1,343,000
Currency:Swazi lilangeni
South African rand

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