flag patch Ivory Coast

flag patch Ivory Coast

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Size: 6.5 x 4 cm (2.56 x 1.57 inch)

The Cote d' Ivoire flag consists of three equal sized vertical stripes - the left stripe is orange; the middle one is white; and the right stripe is green.

Meaning: According to Presidency of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire - orange is the color of the land, rich and generous, the meaning of our fight, the blood of young people fighting for emancipation; white represents peace, but peace with justice; and green stands for hope and the certainty of a better future.

History: The Cote d'Ivoire flag was adopted on December 4, 1959. The design of the Cote d'Ivoire flag was based on the French flag. Cote d'Ivoire gained independence from France on August 7, 1960

Interesting Facts: The flag of Cote d'Ivoire is similar to the flag of Ireland; although Ireland's flag is longer and the colors reversed. Protocol in Cote d'Ivoire states that saluting the flag should occur regularly in schools and colleges and during official ceremonies. (source: worldflags101)