Flag

The flag of Namibia has a very interesting history, symbols, and fun facts. To begin with, the red on the flag represents heroism and determination. The white represents peace and unity. Green represents vegetation and agricultural resources. The blue represents the clear blue sky and the Atlantic Ocean. The golden yellow sun represents life and energy. Next, the Namibian flag was adopted on March 21, 1990, when Namibia gained independence from South Africa. Another part of the Namibian flag history is that the flag colors are the same colors of the 1971 flag of S.W.A.P.O (South West African People Organization). The final fact about the Namibian flag history is that the horizontal stripes of blue, red, and green are the most important colors of the Ovambo, the largest ethnic population in Namibia. Namibia also has some fun flag facts. One of which is that there was public request to enter designs for the flag and 835 of them were sent in. In conclusion, Namibia's flag has interesting symbols, history, and facts.