Sao Tome and Principe Flag Meaning & Details

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 Sao Tome and Principe Flag
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  • three horizontal bands of green (top), yellow (double width), and green with two black five-pointed stars placed side by side in the center of the yellow band and a red isosceles triangle based on the hoist side

  • green stands for the country's rich vegetation, red recalls the struggle for independence, and yellow represents cocoa, one of the country's main agricultural products

  • the two stars symbolize the two main islands

    note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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