Flag of Tanzania
This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Flag of Tanzania.
The flag of Tanzania was adopted on 30 June 1964. It was a merger of the flags of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
The flag is divided diagonally by a yellow-edged black band from the lower hoist-side corner. The upper triangle (hoist side) is green and the lower triangle is blue. The meaning of the colors is as follows:
* green represents the natural vegetation present in the country,
* yellow represents the rich mineral deposits of the country,
* black represents the skin color of Tanzanians,
* and blue represents the numerous lakes and rivers and the Indian Ocean.
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.
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