Description of the flag of Sierra Leone
The national flag of Sierra Leone was officially adopted on 27 April 1961. The proportions of the Sierra Leone flag are 2 to 3.
The Sierra Leone flag has a simple rectangular shape. It has three colors, which are represented by three equal horizontal stripes. The colors of the Sierra Leone flag are light green, white, and light blue (top to bottom).
Green represents the country’s natural resources, agriculture, and the mountains that cover the country; white represents justice and unity; blue represents the hope that peace will be restored in the country.
The country`s history is very difficult and it has gone through colonial rule and national self awareness is very important for the country. So the respect to the national flag as one of the most important national symbols is taught everywhere in the country and it is commonly believed that it is very important for each citizen.
Total area:71,740 km2
Formation:27. 4. 1961
Currency:sierra leonean leone (SLL)