Flag of Tanzania

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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.

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