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Cymraeg: Baner Nigeria
Esperanto: Flago de Niĝerio
Français : Drapeau du Nigeria
Igbo: Okoloto nke Naigeria
Kernowek: Baner Nijeri
Português : Bandeira da Nigéria
Slovenščina : Državna zastava Nigerije
Српски (ћирилица)‎ : Државна застава Нигерије
العربية : علم نيجيريا
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Author Jon Harald Søby.
(Reusing this file)
Public domain This work was first published in the Nigeria and is now in the public domain because its copyright protection has expired by virtue of the Copyright Act, enacted 1988, amended 1999 (details). The work meets one of the following criteria:

  • It is an anonymous or pseudonymous work and 70 years have passed since the date of its publication
  • It is a cinematographic or photographic work and 50 years have passed since its publication
  • It is a sound recording and 50 years have passed since since its creation
  • It is a broadcast and 50 years have passed since since its publication
  • It is government work and 70 years have passed since its first publication.
  • It is another kind of work, and 70 years have passed since the year of death of the author (or last-surviving author)

Flag of Nigeria.svg
PD-icon.svg This work is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain because it consists entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship.
Insignia This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia. The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries. These restrictions are independent of the copyright status.
SVGNotepad icon wide.svg This vector image was created with a text editor.


Flag of Nigeria (designed by Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi in 1959 and first officially hoisted on the 1st of October, 1960)

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1 October 1960

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current03:01, 24 September 2019Thumbnail for version as of 03:01, 24 September 20191,200 × 600 (201 bytes)MapGridAdded line feed and tab characters. Changed internal unit scale and added viewBox.
13:26, 10 September 2019Thumbnail for version as of 13:26, 10 September 20191,200 × 600 (158 bytes)FDRMRZUSAOptimized dimensions related to aspect ratio and flag structure (3 vertical bands: 400px each). Optimized and fixed svg code. No other changes.
14:23, 16 January 2019Thumbnail for version as of 14:23, 16 January 20191,000 × 500 (180 bytes)FDRMRZUSAHigher svg resolution from same file: resized by "Inkscape". Same proportion: 1:2. Optimized: reduced size. No other changes.
00:07, 24 May 2016Thumbnail for version as of 00:07, 24 May 2016800 × 400 (242 bytes)Sangjinhwareduce size
06:55, 31 May 2012Thumbnail for version as of 06:55, 31 May 20122,400 × 1,200 (244 bytes)Zscout370Reduce code
21:05, 23 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 21:05, 23 January 20106,000 × 3,000 (363 bytes)Reisiorvl, unreferenced, looks wrong
09:26, 23 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 09:26, 23 January 20101,200 × 600 (185 bytes)Permjakcolor
14:15, 29 October 2005Thumbnail for version as of 14:15, 29 October 20056,000 × 3,000 (363 bytes)Jon Harald Søbywrong file uploaded
14:12, 29 October 2005No thumbnail11,000 × 8,000 (545 bytes)Jon Harald SøbyThe en:Flag of Nigeria. Written by Jon Harald Søby, using Image:Flag of Norway.svg as a template. {{insignia}} {{PD-self}} Category:Flags of Nigeria Category:SVG flags

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