Firstly Dominica got its own national symbol in 1978 but the flag was changed in 1981, 1988 and 1990. The first variant was proposed by Elwin Bully as the country was preparing for independence.
The national flag depicts the national emblem sisserout parrot. This bird also appears on the national coat of arms as it is very rare. Green colour is used as a symbol of a large variety of plants on the territory of the contry. The yellow cross is a symbol of Christian religion. Three colors of the cross represent pure water, native citizens and fertility of the soil. Except the parrot I the red disc in the center of the flag there are ten stars representing the company`s ten parishes. The flag as te national symbo is confirmed by the constitution and protected by the country`s law.
Total area:751 km2
Formation:3. 11. 1978
Currency:east caribbean dollar (XCD)
Calling code:+1 767
By continents:North America,