National Flag of Zimbabwe

Flag of Zimbabwe

Last Updated on May 14, 2020 by admin

National Flag of Zimbabwe was adopted on April 18, 1980. Flight Lieutenant Cedric Herbert of the Rhodesian Air Force and a member of the Rhodesian Heraldry and Genealogy Society designed this Zimbabwe’s national flag.

Technical Specifications of Zimbabwe’s Flag:

  • Adopted: April 18, 1980
  • Proportion: 1:2
  • Designer: Cedric Herbert
  • Design: Two Green, two gold, two red and one black horizontal stripes. A black-bordered white triangle with five-pointed red star behind a gold Zimbabwe bird
  • Colors: PMS – Green: 355, Yellow: 102, Red:032

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

  • Green: represents Country’s vegetation and land resources.
  • Yellow: represents the country’s mineral wealth.
  • Red: represents the blood spilt during the liberation struggle.
  • Black: represents the black majority.
  • The Zimbabwe Bird: is the National Emblem of Zimbabwe.
  • The white triangle: stands for peace and the “way forward”.
  • The Red Star: stands for internationalism

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