Flag of Angola (GIF)



The national flag of Angola (Portuguese: Bandeira de Angola) consists of two horizontal fields of red and black with a yellow machete, a gear emblem, and a yellow star in the center. The red color signifies bloodshed during Angola's independence struggle, and the black color symbolizes Africa. The yellow color is a symbol of the country's mineral wealth. The gear represents industrial workers, the machete represents the peasantry, and the star symbolizes socialism. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on November 11, 1975.

In addition, the rising sun in its coat of arms represents a new beginning, the half wreath of corn, coffee, and cotton leaves represents agriculture, and the open book at the bottom represents education.

The Angolan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in South Africa. Its capital is Luanda, and its population is about 33.93 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia.

The waving flag of Angola with its emblem (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Luanda
Other major cities:Huambo,
Lobito,
Benguela,
Lucapa
Official language:Portuguese
Region:Middle Africa
Ethnic groups:36% Ovimbundu,
25% Ambundu,
13% Bakongo,
22% other African,
2% Mestiço,
1% Chinese,
1% European
Religions:~98% Christians,
~2% Muslims
Nationality name:Angolan
Area:1,246,700 km²
(481,400 sq mi)
Population:33.93 million (2021)
Currency:Kwanza
Country codes:AO, AGO (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ao
Calling code:+244
Flag emoji code:🇦🇴


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Angola (Portuguese: Bandeira e emblema de Angola), GIF

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