Dominica Flag Meaning & Details

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 Dominica Flag
 Flag Information
  • green, with a centered cross of three equal bands - the vertical part is yellow (hoist side), black, and white and the horizontal part is yellow (top), black, and white

  • superimposed in the center of the cross is a red disk bearing a Sisserou parrot, unique to Dominica, encircled by 10 green, five-pointed stars edged in yellow

  • the 10 stars represent the 10 administrative divisions (parishes)

  • green symbolizes the island's lush vegetation

  • the triple-colored cross represents the Christian Trinity

  • the yellow color denotes sunshine, the main agricultural products (citrus and bananas), and the native Carib Indians

  • black is for the rich soil and the African heritage of most citizens

  • white signifies rivers, waterfalls, and the purity of aspirations

  • the red disc stands for social justice


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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