The Rwanda Flag

Rwanda Flag
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The Rwanda flag was adopted officially on October 25, 2001. The banner has the ratio 2:3. It consists of three horizontal bars: a larger blue bar, then a yellow bar, then a green bar. A different shade of yellow is used the sun, which is depicted in the upper left corner.

The Rwanda flag is rich in meaning. The color blue stands for peace and happiness. The color green represents prosperity and hope. The yellow band stands for economic progression. The sun is a symbol of enlightenment.

The banner was designed by Alphonse Kirimobenecyo. The Rwanda flag is part of a nation that gained its independence from Belgium in 1962. It is a small nation located in central Africa.

The capital city and largest city is Kigali. The Rwanda flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Rwanda nziza”. The national motto is “Unity, Work, Patriotism”. The currency is called the Franc.

Some interesting facts about the Rwanda:

religion: Roman Catholicism 56.6%, Adventist 11.2%, Protestants 25.9%, Islam 4.6%, indigenous beliefs 0.1%, no religion 1.6%
languages: French, Kinyarwanda, English, Kiswahili
population: 10,186,189

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