National Flag Of Cote d’Ivoire : Details And Meaning

Full Name: Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
Capital: Yamoussoukro
Phone code:+225
TLD: .ci
Region: Africa

Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) Flag
The flag of Ivory Coast (French: Drapeau de la Côte d’Ivoire) features three equal vertical bands of orange (hoist side), white, and green.

Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Flag – colors symbolism/meaning
Orange: represents the grasslands (savannah) of the northern Ivory Coast and symbolizes dynamic national growth
White: represents the country’s rivers and stands for peace, purity and unity
Green: represents the coastal forests of the southern Ivory Coast and symbolizes the hope for a bright future

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Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Flag – History

The referendum of the French Fifth Republic in 1958 gave the then French colonies a choice to become autonomous, to become completely independent, or to join France. Under the leadership of Houphouët-Boigny, Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) became a republic on December 4, 1958 and adopted its national flag on December 3, 1959. When Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) achieved complete independence on August 7, 1960, it kept the same flag without any changes. The Flag of Ivory Coast is similar to the flag of Ireland, though the flag of Ireland is longer and has the colors reversed – green (hoist side), white, and orange
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Flag picture

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