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Flag Of Zambia

The flag of Zambia was adopted upon the country`s independence. It happened on 24 October 1964. A flag is a green field with an orange eagle upon three vertical stripes colored black red and orange.

Symbolism

Each element have symbolic meaning as well as colors used in the flag. Green is a symbol of the country`s richness in mineral resources. Black symbolize that the country belongs to African continent. Orange stands for the country`s richness in mineral resources (cooper mainly). The eagle also appears on the national coat of arms. It is a national symbol of spirit and the ability of people to raise over national problems.

Law of how the flag can be flown

The country`s law regulates how and when the national flag can be flown. The regulation says it may be flown from sunrise to sunset and may be used only on

  • Public buildings and establishments occupied by governmental institutions
  • Buildings and premises occupied by local authorities
  • At any premises and governmental vehicles or ships.

Also the flag is flown during public holidays such as the national flag day or independence day.

Country:Zambia

Capital city:Lusaka

Total area:752,618 km2

Formation:24. 10. 1964

Population:14,580,290 (2013)

Currency:zambian kwacha (ZMW)

Code:ZM (ZMB)

Calling code:+260

By continents:Africa,

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