Flag of Angola (GIF)


The national flag of Angola consists of two horizontal fields of red and black with a yellow nachete, 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 Angola flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in South Africa. Its capital is Luanda, and its population is about 30,176,000.

The waving flag of Angola with its emblem (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Luanda (pop. 2,776,000)
Other major cities:Huambo (226,000)
Lobito (208,000)
Benguela (151,000)
Lucapa (126,000)
Official languages:Portuguese
Region:Middle Africa
Ethnic groups:36% Ovimbundu
25% Ambundu
13% Bakongo
22% other African
2% Mesti├žo
1% Chinese
1% European
Religion:Christians ~98%
Muslims ~2%
Demonym:Angolan
Area:1,246,700 km²
(481,400 sq mi)
Population:30,176,000
Currency:Kwanza


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

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