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Sesotho sa Leboa: Folaga ya Afrika Borwa
SiSwati: Umjeka we-INingizimu Afrika
Sesotho: Folaga ye Afrika Borwa
Setswana: Folaga la Aferika Borwa
Xitsonga: Mujeko ya Afrika-Dzonga
Tshivenda: Folaga la Afurika Tshipembe
IsiXhosa: iFulegi laseMzantsi Afrika
IsiZulu: iFulegi laseNingizimu Afrika
Tiếng Việt: Quốc kỳ Nam Phi
Latina: Vexillum Africae Australis
Slovenščina: Zastava Južnoafriške Republike
தமிழ்: தென்னாப்பிரிக்காவின் கொடி
اردو: جنوبی افریقہ کا پرچم
Volapük: Stän Sulüdafrikäna

Colours: National flag | South African Government and Pantone Color Picker

     green rendered as RGB 000 119 073Pantone 3415 C
     yellow rendered as RGB 255 184 028Pantone 1235 C
     red rendered as RGB 224 060 049Pantone 179 C
     blue rendered as RGB 000 020 137Pantone Reflex Blue C
     white rendered as RGB 255 255 255
     black rendered as RGB 000 000 000
Source Per specifications in the Constitution of South Africa, Schedule 1 - National flag
Author Flag design by Frederick Brownell, image by Wikimedia Commons users
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23:40, 25 June 2020Thumbnail for version as of 23:40, 25 June 2020900 × 600 (643 bytes)Kamran.nefReverted to version as of 21:54, 2 January 2013 (UTC)
17:37, 19 May 2020Thumbnail for version as of 17:37, 19 May 2020900 × 600 (833 bytes)Great BrightstarNew implementation for the green pall
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08:56, 20 April 2020Thumbnail for version as of 08:56, 20 April 2020900 × 600 (991 bytes)Leonel SohnsReverted to version as of 04:28, 6 April 2010 (UTC)
18:49, 22 September 2019Thumbnail for version as of 18:49, 22 September 2019900 × 600 (643 bytes)Great BrightstarReplace four colors as Pantone website specfied
21:54, 2 January 2013Thumbnail for version as of 21:54, 2 January 2013900 × 600 (643 bytes)SiBr4Revert, but keep clippath
21:20, 2 January 2013Thumbnail for version as of 21:20, 2 January 2013900 × 600 (782 bytes)AnonMoosReverted to version as of 10:59, 28 October 2010 -- higher quality version where green Y does not extend beyond flag rectangle
11:58, 31 December 2012Thumbnail for version as of 11:58, 31 December 2012900 × 600 (555 bytes)SiBr4Remove some more unnecessary objects
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