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Flag of Nigeria
Nigeria
Adopted October 1, 1960 [1]
Designed by Michael Taiwo Akinkumni [2]
Proportions 1:2 [3]

The flag of Nigeria is an equal vertical green-white-green tricolour.

SymbolismEdit

The colour white represents peace, unity, and the Niger River. The colour green represents Nigerian agriculture and forests. [4]

HistoryEdit

Nigerian flags were designed for the different regions of the country until 1960, after Nigeria gained it independence.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nigeria Flag at mapsofworld.com
  2. Nigeria Flag at WorldFlags101.com
  3. Nigeria at Flags of the World
  4. Nigeria - Flag
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