The Nigeria Flag

Nigeria Flag
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The Nigeria flag was adopted on October 1, 1960. It consists of three vertical bars of even size. They are green, white, and green. It was designed by Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi.

The Nigeria flag has the ratio 1:2. The green stands for forests and natural resources. The white stands for peace. It was designed in 1959.

The nation is located in western Africa. The Nigeria flag belongs to a country that is a federal republic. It gained its independence from the United Kingdom in 1960.

The capital city is Abuja. The largest city is Lagos. The Nigeria flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress”. The currency that is used in the country is the Franc. The national motto is “One People, One Goal, One Faith".

Some interesting facts about Nigeria:

religion: Islam 51.1%, Christianity 39.9%, indigenous beliefs 9.0%
languages: Hausa, Igbo, English, Yoruba, Fulani
population: 138,283,346

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