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The Liberia flag was officially adopted on July 26, 1847. The flag is modeled after the U.S Stars and Stripes. The red and white stripes represent the eleven signers of the Liberian Declaration of Independence. The white star is symbolic of African Unity. Red And White, Global Impact, Africans Country, Country Stuff, Gic Global, White Stars, Flags Frenzi, Africans Unity, White Stripes
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The French flag was officially adopted on February 15, 1794. FranceThe French flag, three vertical bands of equal width,displaying the country's colors: blue, white,red.Blue band is positioned nearest flag-staff,white in middle,red outside. Red, white and blue have come to represent liberty, equality and fraternity - the ideals of the French Revolution. Blue and red are also the time-honored colors of Paris, while white is the color of the Royal House of Bourbon..
Suriname Flag ~ The current flag of Suriname was officially adopted on November 25, 1975. The white represents freedom and justice and the red and green were the colors of the political parties during independence. The gold star symbolizes unity and hope
The Central Africa Republic flag was officially adopted on December 1, 1958. The red stripe is said to represent the blood of humanity and symbolizes the respect that Europeans and Africans have for each other. The yellow star of independence symbolizes a bright future. Red, white and blue are taken from the French Tricolore, and red, yellow and green are the Pan-African colors.
The flag of Norway was officially adopted on July 17, 1821. The red, white and blue colors are said to be influenced by the French Tricolore (as a symbol of liberty). Inspiration also came from the flags of the United Kingdom and the United States. The off-centered white cross (The Scandinavian Cross) is taken from the Danish flag, and the blue cross is the Cross of Sweden
Uruguay Flag ~ The current flag of Uruguay was officially adopted on July 11, 1830. The Sun of May has been used as a national symbol since the 19th century. The blue and white colors are modeled after the flag of Argentina, and the nine stripes represent the nine departments within the country.
The Mozambique flag was officially adopted on May 1, 1983. Green is symbolic of the fertile land, red the struggle for independence, yellow the country's mineral resources, white signifies peace and black represents the African continent. The official emblem of Mozambique is displayed on the red triangle.
The Austrian flag, originally adopted in 1918, was officially adopted (again) in 1945, after being banned during World War II. Stripes of red and white have been a collective emblem of Austria for over 800 years, and their first usage on the flag occured in 1191. According to long established legend, the red and white flag (above) was designed to resemble the bloodstained white coat worn by the Duke of Austria during a fierce battle.