The Djibouti flag is a horizontal bicolour with a white triangle on the left side which contains one star. The used colors in the flag are blue, green, red, white. The proportion of the flag is 2:3. The Flag of Djibouti was adopted in 1977. The first use of the current flag design was in 1977. The last change to the current flag design was in 1977.
The national flag of Djibouti (Somali: Calanka Jabuuti, Arabic: علم جيبوتي, French: Drapeau de Djibouti) is a horizontal flag bicolor with equal bands of light blue and light green, with a white, equilateral triangle at the hoist. In the center of the triangle is a red star. The flag combines the basic layout and colors from the flag of the Front de Libération de la Côte des Somalis. The light blue represents the sky and the sea, as well as the Dir Somalis, green represents the everlasting green of the earth, as well as the Afars, white represents the colour of peace and the red star represents the unity and the blood shed by the martyrs of independence.
Before the establishment of the French territory in Arabia, the flag of the Sultanate of Tajoura was the only ensign used in the territory. The flag of Djibouti was later created in 1970. Adopted in 1977, the national flag was an adaptation of the flag of the Front for the Liberation of the Somali Coast (FLCS), a guerrilla group that led Djibouti with the Ligue Populaire Africaine pour l’Independence (LPAI) to independence. The flag of Djibouti was raised for the first time upon independence on 27 June 1977, by the head of police Yacine Yabeh Galab. It is today flown on many governmental buildings.
The flag of Djibouti features two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and green, with a white isosceles triangle based on the hoist side. The triangle bears a red star in its centre, which represents unity and blood. Each colour symbolizes something different; namely, the earth (green), the sea and sky (light blue), peace (white), and unity (red). The light blue represents the Sky, and the green represents the everlasting green of the earth. The red star stands for unity and the bloodshed of martyrs
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