National Flag Of Lesotho : Details And Meaning

Full Name:Lesotho Maseru
Capital:Kingdom of Lesotho
Phone Code:+266

The current national flag of Lesotho, adopted on the 40th anniversary of Lesotho’s independence on October 4, 2006, features a horizontal blue, white, and green tricolour with a black mokorotlo (a Basotho hat) in the centre. The design is intended to reflect a nation that is both peaceful internally and with its neighbour South Africa, replacing the old flag design that featured a military emblem of a shield, spear and knobkerrie.

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Blue stands for rain
Black symbolizes Lesotho’s African heritage
Green symbolizes prosperity
Mokorotlo (the traditional Basotho straw hat) represents the indigenous Basotho (Southern Sotho) people

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