Cameroon Flag Meaning & Details

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 Cameroon Flag
 Flag Information
  • three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), red, and yellow, with a yellow five-pointed star centered in the red band

  • the vertical tricolor recalls the flag of France

  • red symbolizes unity, yellow the sun, happiness, and the savannahs in the north, and green hope and the forests in the south

  • the star is referred to as the "star of unity"

    note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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