1. South Africa

The flag’s design is made up of a green horizontal Y, positioned so that the Y touches both the upper and lower left corners of the flag. On the right side of the flag, the area above the Y is red, and the area below is blue, both with a white border.

  1. Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

    A white, green, and red design in the top third, a black and white design in the middle third, and two yellow lions on a red background in the bottom third

  1. Central Africa

Blue, white, green, yellow, and red. In the upper left hand corner, on the leftmost end of the blue stripe, is a single yellow five-point star. The star is there as a reminder of the hopes for a great future.

  1. Dominica

    The flag features a centered cross of yellow, black, and white stripes, with a green background. In the center of the cross is a red medallion, representing social justice, with a light blue, green, red, and yellow local parrot on it.  Surrounding the parrot are ten green stars, representing the country’s ten parishes.

5. Zimbabwe

Superimposed over the stripes on the left end of the flag is a white triangle that points to the right, with a red star covered by a yellow bird inside the triangle.

Orange, white, red, and green can be found in the tribal designs, with a white crescent moon encompassing five white five-pointed stars on the field of green to the right of the stripe, near the top of the flag.


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