Bahamas Flag GIF

The flag of the Bahamas consists of a black triangle situated at the hoist side with three horizontal bands of aquamarine (color), yellow, and aquamarine. While the yellow color represents the glowing sun and natural resources, the aquamarine color symbolizes the water surrounding the country. The black color depicts the strength, vigor, and force of the Bahamian people. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on July 10, 1973.

Its coat of arms includes the island's national animals, the flamingo and marlin, a shield depicting a ship (representing the Santa Maria of Christopher Columbus) under the sun, a shell on a helmet depicting the island's marine life, and the motto: "Forward, Upward, Onward Together".

The Bahamas flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago in the Caribbean and is located southeast of the United States state of Florida. Its capital is Nassau, and its population is about 396,914 (2021). According to its maritime borders, it borders with Cuba, Haiti, and the United States.

The waving flag of the Bahamas with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Nassau
Other major city:Freeport
Official language:English
Ethnic groups:92.7% African,
4.7% European,
2.1% Mixed,
1.9% American,
2.12% Other
Religions:80% Protestant,
14.5% Roman Catholic,
1.3% Other Christian,
3.1% Unaffiliated,
1.1% Other religion
Nationality name:Bahamian
Area:13,878 km² (5,358 sq mi)
Population:396,914 (2021)
Currency:Bahamian dollar
Country codes:BS, BHS (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level
Calling code:+1-242
Flag emoji code:🇧🇸

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