Flag of Tanzania (GIF)

The flag of Tanzania (Swahili: bendera ya Tanzania) boasts a simple yet meaningful design with deep symbolism. It features a black diagonal band bordered by yellow, dividing the flag into a green upper triangle and a blue lower triangle, extending from the lower left corner to the upper right corner. The green symbolizes Tanzania's abundant natural flora and rich agricultural resources, while the black color represents the Swahili people, an important ethnic group in the country's history and culture. The blue represents Tanzania's numerous lakes, rivers, and its coastline along the Indian Ocean. The thin yellow lines running alongside the black diagonal band represent Tanzania's wealth in minerals and natural resources. Altogether, this flag beautifully encapsulates Tanzania's natural beauty, cultural diversity, and economic potential, making it a meaningful and visually striking national symbol.

Adopted:June 30, 1964
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇹🇿

The coat of arms of Tanzania on a waving white flag
The coat of arms of Tanzania features a flaming torch, representing freedom, enlightenment, and knowledge. It appears in the upper gold part of the shield, which symbolizes the mineral wealth of the country. In the red part, which symbolizes the rich and fertile lands of the country, there are a spear, an axe, and a hoe used for the defense and development of the country. There are two ivories on the sides of the coat of arms and wavy stripes on the bottom, representing the land, sea, and lake coasts of the country. In the depiction of Mount Kilimanjaro, a man with a clove plant on his feet and a woman with a cotton plant on her feet symbolize cooperation and the importance of agriculture in Tanzania. Overall, this coat of arms serves as a powerful emblem of the nation's values, resources, and aspirations, encapsulating its commitment to freedom, development, and unity.

The Tanzania flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Tanzania, officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania, is a sovereign state in eastern Africa. Its capital is Dodoma (official, legislative), and its population is about 61.5 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Burundi, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Uganda, and Zambia.

The waving flag of Tanzania with its coat of arms (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of Tanzania (Animated GIF)
Other major cities:Dar es Salaam,
Official language:Swahili
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:99% African
(more than 130 tribes),
1% other
(Asian, European, Arab)
Religions:61.4% Christianity,
35.2% Islam,
1.8% Indigenous beliefs,
1.6% Other
Nationality name:Tanzanian
Area:947,303 km²
(365,756 sq mi)
Population:61.5 million (2021)
Country codes:TZ, TZA (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.tz
Calling code:+255

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Tanzania (Swahili: Bendera na nembo ya Tanzania), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Tanzania
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Tanzania

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