The Guinea Bissau Flag

Guinea Bissau Flag
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The Guinea Bissau flag is made up of two horizontal bars of even length. They are gold and green. A vertical red bar is on the left side is red and has a black star in it. It was adopted in 1973.

The Guinea Bissau flag was influenced by that of Ghana. The star is known as The Black Star of Africa. The color red is for blood, green is for forests, and gold is for minerals.

The country is located in west Africa. The Guinea Bissau flag belongs to a country that is considered to be a republic. It gained its independence from Portugal between 1973 and 1974.

The capital and the largest city in the country is Bissau. The Guinea Bissau flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Est e a Nossa Patria Bem Amada ”. The currency that is used in the country is a version of the Franc. The national motto is “Unity, Struggle, Progress ".

Some interesting facts about Guinea Bissau:

religion: Islam 44.9%, indigenous belief systems 50.1%, Christianity 5.1%
languages: Crioulo, Portuguese, other African languages
population: 1,503,273

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