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Flag of South Africa
South Africa.svg
Adopted April 27, 1994 [1]
Designed by Fred Brownell [2]
Proportions 2:3 [3]

The flag of South Africa is a fimbriated pall design from the hoist. The pall is coloured green, the pile is coloured black, the upper trapezoid is coloured red, the lower trapezoid is colored blue, the fimbriation on the pile is coloured yellow, and the rest of the fimbriation is coloured white.

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The black, yellow, and green represent the black population because of its association with the National African Congress Party. Red, white, and blue represent the white population because of its' history with the Dutch and the British. The 'Y" shape is a symbol of unification of the various ethnic groups.


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