Ghana Flag Meaning & Details


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 Ghana Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of red (top), yellow, and green, with a large black five-pointed star centered in the yellow band

  • red symbolizes the blood shed for independence, yellow represents the country's mineral wealth, while green stands for its forests and natural wealth

  • the black star is said to be the lodestar of African freedom

    note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

  • similar to the flag of Bolivia, which has a coat of arms centered in the yellow band

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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