Flag of Antigua and Barbuda (GIF)

The national flag of Antigua and Barbuda, characterized by a red field with an inverted isosceles triangle based on the top edge, points towards the bottom edge, adorned with a horizontal tricolor of black, light blue, and white, and a centered rising sun from the bottom of the black band. The rising sun represents the emergence of a new era. The colors hold specific meanings; black symbolizes the African ancestry of the people, blue signifies hope, and red signifies the vibrant energy or life of the nation. Additionally, the arrangement of black, yellow, blue, and white (from the sun down) signifies the elements of soil, sun, sea, and sand. The blue also serves as a representation of the Caribbean Sea, while the V-shape stands as a symbol of victory. The presence of seven rays of the sun symbolizes each of the six parishes and the island of Barbuda.

Adopted:February 27, 1967
Designed by:Sir Reginald Samuel
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇦🇬

The coat of arms of Antigua and Barbuda is rich in symbolism, featuring various elements significant to the islands. At the top of the coat of arms is a pineapple, representative of the islands' renowned produce. Surrounding the shield are various native plants, such as the red hibiscus, sugarcane, and century plant, signifying the richness of the country's flora. Supporting the shield are a pair of deer, emblematic of the islands' diverse wildlife. The design within the shield depicts the familiar sun rising from a blue and white sea, akin to its appearance on the flag. Positioned at the bottom of the shield is a stylized sugar mill, representing the nation's historical reliance on the sugar industry. At the base of the emblem is a scroll bearing the national motto, "Each endeavouring, all achieving," reflecting the collective effort and aspirations of the people of Antigua and Barbuda.

The Antigua and Barbuda flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign state in the West Indies of America, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two main islands, Antigua and Barbuda. Its capital is St. John's, and its population is about 98,728 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with France and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

The waving flag of Antigua and Barbuda with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:St. John's
Other major cities:Falmouth, Piggotts, Bolans
Official language:English
Ethnic groups:91% African (Black),
4.4% Multiracial,
1.7% European (White),
2.9% Other
Religions:76.5% Christian,
12.2% Other,
5.9% None,
5.5% Unspecified
Nationality name:Antiguan-Barbudan
Area:440 km² (170 sq mi)
Population:98,728 (2021)
Country codes:AG, ATG (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ag
Calling code:+1-268

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