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Our huge collection of symbols range from ancient alchemical signs, ashanti adinkra and anarchism to modern currency signs and awareness ribbons.

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World Flags:

Flag of Zambia

The flag of Zambia, adopted on October 24, 1964, is green with an orange colored eagle in flight over a rectangular block of three vertical stripes, colored, from left to right: red, black and orange.

The placement of the eagle and block of stripes at the flag's fly is notable as most emblems and devices on flags are placed at center or at the hoist. The colors used in the flag of Zambia are rich in symbolism. Green stands for the nation's lush flora, red for the nation's struggle for freedom, black for the Zambian people, and orange for the land's natural resources and mineral wealth. Additionally, the eagle flying above the colored stripes is intended to represent the people's ability to rise above the nation's problems.


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