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Countries with green, yellow, blue flags

1. Brazil

Brazil is the largest state in South America. The official name of the country is the United Republic of Brazil. The flag of Brazil is a blue disc depicting a starry sky stretched by a curved band inscribed with the national motto “Ordem e Progresso” (“Order and Progress”) in yellow rhombus on a green field. 

Brazil officially adopted the design for its national flag on November 19, 1889, four days after the Republic’s declaration to replace the flag of the Brazilian Empire. Brasilia is the capital and largest city of Brazil. The eastern part of Brazil is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean.

Its coastline is about 6,491 km (4,855 mi). To the north of Brazil are Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, the maritime continent of France. Also Colombia in its northwest; Bolivia and Peru to the west; It is bordered by Argentina and Paraguay to the southwest and Uruguay to the far south.

2. Christmas Island (an Australian external territory)

Christmas Island is an Australian Outer Territory. The flag of Christmas Island was unofficially adopted in 1986. The flag consists of a green and blue background, split into the lower right corner in the upper left corner. These colors are intended to represent the land and the sea, respectively. 

The Southern Cross constellation is represented by the same people on the bottom left of the flag, as is the case with the Australian flag. At the top right, the golden bosun bird can be seen. It is considered the symbol of the island. 

The last motif in the middle of the flag on a golden disc is a map of the island in green. The disc itself was originally included only to offset the green color of the map but has been associated with the mining industry. 

Flying Fish Cove, the capital of Christmas Island. Christmas Island is located in the Indian Ocean, about 1,550 kilometers (960 miles) northwest of Java and about 350 kilometers (32 miles) south of Sumatra, near the mainland of Australia. It covers an area of ​​135 sq km (52 ​​sq km).

3. The Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is a landlocked country located in the middle of the African continent. The national flag of the Central African Republic was officially adopted in 1958. Since then it has held the same design, with four horizontal stripes in blue, white, green and yellow and a vertical band in red with a yellow five. – They point to the upper left corner. The capital city of the country is Bangi. With an area of ​​about 8 lakh 23 thousand square kilometers, this country is inhabited by 48 lakh people; The population density is 7.62 per sq km.

4. Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a state in Northeast Africa. Its full official name is the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The national flag of Ethiopia is a national emblem with green, gold, and red tricolor, a gold pentagram on a blue disc, well designed in the center. Although the combination of green, gold, and red had symbolic significance from at least the early 17th century, the modern tricolor was first adopted on 11 October 1897 and the current flag was adopted on 31 October 1996. 

Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city of the country. Ethiopia borders Ethiopia to the north, Djibouti to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west, and Sudan to the northwest.

5. Gabon

Gabon is the official name of the Republic of Gabon, a state in western West Africa. The flag of Gabon is a tricolor consisting of three horizontal green, yellow and blue bands. Adopted in 1960 to replace the previous colonial flag, it is the flag of the Gabonese Republic, since the country gained independence that year. It is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, Cameroon to the north, the Republic of the Congo to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Gabon has an area of ​​27.6 sq km. Libreville is the capital and largest city of the country.

6. Mauritius

Mauritius is a small island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Its full name is the Republic of Mauritius. The national flag of Mauritius, also known as the Four Bands, was adopted after independence on March 12, 1968. It consists of four horizontal bands of equal width, colored (from top to bottom) red, blue, yellow, and green. 

The capital of the country is Port Louis, which is the main seaport of the country. The island is located 2,000 km east of the African mainland and 800 km east of the island state of Madagascar, in the western part of the Indian Ocean. The country is known as Mauritius or Mauritius in English, Mauritius in French, and Mauritius in the local Creole language.

7. New Caledonia

New Caledonia or Novel Caledonia is a French-controlled state in Oceania. Two flags are being used in New Caledonia, a foreign territory in France. Until 2010, the only flag used to represent New Caledonia was the French flag.

However, in July 2010, the Congress of New Caledonia voted in favor of flying the French flag, as well as the FLNKS, the independence movement. For the majority of the New Caledonian commune, but not all, both flags fly, the rest just fly in tricolor. Noumea is the capital and largest city in the country.

The country’s regional currency is the CFP franc. It is located in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean, in the subcontinent of Melania. It consists of several small islands. Its main islands include the Grand Ter and the Loyalty Islands.

8. Rwanda

Rwanda is a state in the east-central part of Africa. The official name of the country is the Republic of Rwanda. The Rwandan flag was adopted on October 25, 2001. The flag has three colors: blue, green, and yellow. The blue band represents happiness and peace, the yellow band symbolizes economic development, and the green band symbolizes hope for prosperity.

The yellow sun represents wisdom. Its capital is Kigali. About 6 million people live in this country. Rwanda is surrounded by Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Tanzania. Due to the fertile and hilly lands of this country, it has been named as the land of thousands of hills. Rwanda has the highest population density of any African continent.

9. Seychelles

Seychelles is a state on the African continent. The official name of the country is the Republic of Seychelles. The flag of Seychelles was adopted on January 8, 1996. The flag has five different colored bands (blue, yellow, red, white, and green) that move from one end to the other. The diagonal bands symbolize a dynamic new country moving towards the future. 

The blue color represents the sky and sea surrounding Seychelles. For the yellow sun that gives light and life, red symbolizes the people and their determination to work for the future in unity and love, while the white band represents social justice and harmony. Depicts green lands and natural environments. Victoria is the capital and largest city of Seychelles. It is located northeast of Maher, the main island of the Seychelles archipelago.

10. South Africa

South Africa is the southernmost state on the African continent. The full official name of the country is the Republic of South Africa. The flag of South Africa was designed in March 1994 and adopted on 27 April 1994.

The flag has horizontal bands of red and blue, of equal width, divided by a central green band divided into a horizontal “Y” shape, the arms of which end at the side corners of the hoist (and follow the flag diagonally). The “Y” encloses a black isosceles triangle from which the arms are separated by a narrow yellow or gold band. 

The red and blue bands are separated by green bands and slender white ribbons from its arms. The state has three capitals. The executive capital in Pretoria or Tshowan, Cape Town is the legal capital and Bloomfontein or Mangaung is the judicial capital. South Africa is bordered by Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the north, and Mozambique and Isoatini (formerly Swaziland) to the east and northeast.

11. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is an island nation located in the smaller Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. The flag of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a triband, consisting of blue, gold, and green bands with three green diamonds in the center. Adopted in 1985 to replace a similar design used since independence, it has been the flag of St. Vincent since that year.

The diamonds are the letter “V”, which is the first letter of the country’s name and refers to both its nicknames “James of the Antilles” and “Caribbean Gem”. Accordingly, the flag itself has been dubbed “The James”. The country’s capital and largest city are Kingstown. 

The state consists of the entire island of St. Vincent and the northern two-thirds of the Grenadines. The country was formerly part of the British Empire. It is currently a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and the Caribbean.

12. Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is an island nation in the Oceania region consisting of several islands in the Pacific Ocean. The flag of the Solomon Islands was adopted in 1977. It has been the flag of the Solomon Islands since November 18 of that year, eight months before the country gained independence.

It consists of a thin, yellow stripe that divides diagonally from the side corners of the lower lift. The upper triangle is blue and the canton is charged with five white stars, the lower triangle is green. Although the number of provinces has increased from the five main provinces, the number of flag stars has remained unchanged. Honiara is the capital of the Solomon Islands, a sovereign archipelago in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

13. Tanzania

The United Kingdom of Tanzania is a republic in East Africa. The flag of the country consists of a yellow-edged black oblique band, divided diagonally from the bottom lift-side angle, a green upper triangle and a blue lower triangle. Adopted in 1964 to replace the separate flags of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, it has been the flag of the United Republic of Tanzania since the two states merged that year. 

The current flag design incorporates two former flag elements. Dar es Salaam is the largest city and administrative capital of the country. Tanzania is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia to the south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda to the west.

14. Union of Comoros

The Comoros Islands are an independent nation consisting of several islands in the Indian Ocean. The national flag of the Comoros Union was designed in 2001 and was officially adopted on 23 December 2001. There are four colors in a row, yellow, white, red, and blue and in one corner there is a green emblem. The capital of the Comoros Islands is located on the island of Moroni Njajija. The country is located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel, 290 kilometers from Mozambique and 320 kilometers from Madagascar. The Comoros Islands have been an autonomous region since 1975.

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