Flag patch niger
Size: 6.5 x 4 cm (2.56 x 1.57 inch)
The flag of Niger consists of three equal sized horizontal stripes - the top stripe is orange; the middle one white; and the bottom one is green. In the middle of the white stripe, and at the flag's center, is an orange circle.
History: The Niger flag was adopted on November 23, 1959. Niger gained independence from France on August 3, 1960.
Interesting Facts: The neighboring Ivory Coast flies a flag similar to Niger's, except the stripes are vertical. Both Niger and Ivory Coast were French possessions and were closely linked economically. (source: worldflags101)