Liberia Flag Meaning & Details

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 Liberia Flag
 Flag Information
  • 11 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white

  • a white five-pointed star appears on a blue square in the upper hoist-side corner

  • the stripes symbolize the signatories of the Liberian Declaration of Independence

  • the blue square represents the African mainland, and the star represents the freedom granted to the ex-slaves

  • according to the constitution, the blue color signifies liberty, justice, and fidelity, the white color purity, cleanliness, and guilelessness, and the red color steadfastness, valor, and fervor

    note: the design is based on the US flag

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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