Senegal Flag Meaning & Details


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 Senegal Flag
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  • three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), yellow, and red with a small green five-pointed star centered in the yellow band

  • green represents Islam, progress, and hope

  • yellow signifies natural wealth and progress

  • red symbolizes sacrifice and determination

  • the star denotes unity and hope

    note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

  • the colors from left to right are the same as those of neighboring Mali and the reverse of those on the flag of neighboring Guinea

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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