Flag of the Gambia

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The national flag of the Gambia, designed by Pa Louis Thomasi, consists of a horizontal tricolor of red, blue and green.

The colors are separated by white stripes. The red at the top symbolizes the sun, as well as the savanna. Below the red is blue that symbolizes the Gambia River that flows through the nation. The green symbolizes the land, and also the forests of the nation. The white portions represent peace. The flag was adopted on February 18, 1965, the day it became fully independent of Britain. The flag of the Gambia has no political basis.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

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