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Flag of Chad
Chad
Adopted June 11, 1959
Designed by (unknown)
Proportions 2:3

The flag of Chad is a vertical tricolor of blue, yellow and red.

SymbolismEdit

The colours of the flag is a compromise between the flag of France and the colours of Pan-African movement. [1]

Officially the colours are interpreted as:

  • Blue: the sky, hope, and water
  • Yellow: the sun and the desert to the north of the country
  • Red: progress, unity, sacrifice, and blood shed for independence

TriviaEdit

The flag of Chad is virtually the same as the flag of Romania (which at the time of the adoption of the flag of Chad was defaced with the national coat of arms), but its blue is slightly darker than on the flag of Romania.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Flag of Chad at Flags of the World
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