The Samoan Flag

Samoa Flag
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The Samoan flag has the ratio 1:2 and it was officially adopted on February 24, 1949. It has a red background with a small blue field in the upper left corner. Inside of this blue field are five white stars, patterned after the Southern Cross.

The Samoan flag previously bore the Union Jack in the upper left corner, and a circle of palm trees on the right side. The nation was granted its freedom from New Zealand in 1962. The currency used is the Tala.

The form of government is considered a Parliamentary republic. The Samoan flag is part of a country that is located in the South Pacific Ocean. It is made up of eleven districts.

The capital in the country is Apia, which is also the largest city. The Samoan flag belongs to a country whose national motto is “Samoa is founded on God”. The national anthem is “The Banner of Freedom”.

Some interesting facts about Samoa:

religion: Congregationalists 34.9%, Roman Catholicism 19.5%, Latter Day Saints 12.6%, Methodist 15.1%, Worship Centre 1.4%, Assembly of God 6.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3.4%, other Christians 4.5%, others/unspecified 2.0%
language: English, Samoan
population: 217,083

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