Flag of French Guiana

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French Guiana
Flag of France.svg
Flag of France
French Guiana is a region of France
Name Tricolore
Use National flag and civil and state ensign
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 15 February 1794
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Flag of the French Guiana Region
Use State flag
Flag of French Guiana.svg
Flag of the department of French Guiana
Use State flag
Adopted 29 January 2010

The flag of French Guiana, an overseas region of France located in South America, is a white field on which is placed a logo showing a yellow five-pointed star in a patch of blue, over an orange figure in a yellow boat on a patch of green, over two wavy orange lines. Above the logo is inscribed GUYANE, and LA RÉGION below.

On 29 January 2010, the General Council (departmental council) of the overseas department of French Guiana unilaterally adopted a flag of French Guiana. This has not been recognized by the superior regional council. Moreover, only the French flag is officially recognized by the French constitution as the national flag. The departmental flag adopted by the General Council is composed by the following colours: Green represents the forests, yellow represents gold and other minerals of the region, while the red star represents socialism.[1] The flag is identical with the one of pro-independence trade union UGT and also MDES.

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