Flag of Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg
Use National flag and civil and state ensign
Proportion 2:3
Adopted April 27, 1961
Design A horizontal tricolour of light green, white and light blue
Naval Ensign of Sierra Leone.svg
Variant flag of Sierra Leone
Use Naval ensign
Proportion 2:3
Adopted April 27, 1961
Design White flag with the national flag in canton
Standard of the President
Standard of Ambassadors

The national flag of Sierra Leone was officially hoisted on April 27, 1961. According to the national constitution, the flag is a tricolour of horizontal bands of green, white and blue and measures six units by nine units.[1] The green stands for the agriculture, mountains and natural resources. The blue stands for the hope that the natural harbour in Freetown will make a contribution to peace in the world. The white stands for unity and justice.

Historical flags[edit]


  1. ^ "Statehouse-Sl.org". Statehouse-Sl.org. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 

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