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Afghanistan
 
The flag of Afghanistan is three equal vertical bands of black (hoist), red, and green, with a gold emblem centered on the red band; the emblem features a temple-like structure encircled by a wreath on the left and right and by a bold Islamic inscription
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
Bangladesh
 
The flag of Bangladesh is green with a large red disk slightly to the hoist side of center; the red sun of freedom represents the blood shed to achieve independence; the green field symbolizes the lush countryside, and secondarily, the traditional color o
 
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Burkina Faso
 
Flag of Burkina Faso is two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green, with a yellow five-pointed star in the center.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
 
Cambodia
 
Flag of Cambodia is three horizontal bands of blue (top), red (double width), and blue with a white three-towered temple representing Angkor Wat outlined in black in the center of the red band.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
 

 

Chad​

 

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
World Book Online
Ethiopia
 
Flag of Ethiopia is three equal horizontal bands of green (top), yellow, and red with a yellow pentagram and single yellow rays emanating from the angles between the points on a light blue disk centered on the three bands.
 
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Haiti
 
Flag of Haiti is two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red with a centered white rectangle bearing the coat of arms, which contains a palm tree flanked by flags and two cannons above a scroll bearing the motto L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE (Union Makes Str
 
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India
 
The flag of India is three equal horizontal bands of saffron, top, white, and green with a blue 24-spoked wheel centered in the white band.
 
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 Iraq
 
Flag of Iraq is three equal horizontal bands of red at top, white, and black, with three green five-pointed stars and Arabic script in horizontal line centered in white band.
 
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Liberia​

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CIA World Factbook

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

World Book Online

Background Notes (US Dept. of State)

CIA World Factbook

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

World Book Online
Malawi
 
Flag of Malawi is three equal horizontal bands of black at top, red, and green with a radiant, rising, red sun centered in the black band.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
 
 Mali
 
Flag of Mali is three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), yellow, and red.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
 

Nepal​

 

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•CIA World Factbook

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

•World Book Online​

Niger
 
Flag of Niger is three equal horizontal bands of orange (top), white, and green with a small orange disk (representing the sun) centered in the white band.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
CIA World Factbook
 
Pakistan
 
Flag of Pakistan is green with a vertical white band (symbolizing the role of religious minorities) on the hoist side; a large white crescent and star are centered in the green field; the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
CIA World Factbook
 
Rwanda
 
Flag of Rwanda is three horizontal bands of sky blue at top--double width, yellow, and green, with a golden sun with 24 rays near the fly end of the blue band.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
CIA World Factbook
 
Sierra Leone
 
Flag of Sierra Leone is three equal horizontal bands of light green - top - white, and light blue.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
CIA World Factbook
 
Somalia​

 

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Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

World Book Online
 Sudan
 
Flag of Sudan is three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black with a green isosceles triangle based on the hoist side.
 
Background Notes (US Dept. of State)
CIA World Factbook
 
Uganda
 
Flag of Uganda is six equal horizontal bands of black - top - yellow, red, black, yellow, and red; white disk is superimposed at center and depicts red-crested crane facing hoist side.
 
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CIA World Factbook
Yemen
 
 
 
 
 
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CIA World Factbook
World Book Online
 
 
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