National Flag of Zambia

National Flag of Zambia was adopted on April 18, 1980. Gabriel Ellison designed this Zambia’s national flag.

Technical Specifications of Zambia’s Flag:

  • Adopted: 24 October 1964 (modified in 1996)
  • Proportion: 3:2
  • Designer: Gabriel Ellison
  • Design: A Plain green field with red-black-orange vertical stripes and orange eagle in the right hand side.
  • Colors: PMS- Green: 355, Red: 032, Orange:150

What do the Colours of the Zambia’s flag stand for?

  • Red: represents the struggle for freedom;
  • Black: the people of Zambia;
  • Orange: the country’s mineral wealth;
  • Green: the natural resources.
  • The eagle in flight: symbolizes the freedom in Zambia and the ability to rise above the country’s problems.

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