Wednesday, October 19, 2011
The Flag of Somalia and the meaning behind it
The flag of Somalia was adopted on October 12, 1954.
Somalia officially the Somali Republic. The Somalian flag description is light blue with a large white five-pointed star in the center. Somali flag meaning:Blue field influenced by the flag of the UN, the United Nations helped Somalia gain independence from Italy, and the flag design was adopted in its honor. The five edges of star symbolize the five areas where Somalis live. These five places are British Somaliland (somaliland), Italian Somaliland (somalia), French Somaliland (Djibouti), Ogaden (Ethiopia), and Northern Frontier District (Kenya).
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