National Flag Of Ghana

The National Flag Of Ghana was Adopted in 1957 to Replace the flag of the United Kingdom Upon Attainment of independence in 1957. The Flag Of Ghana was flown until 1959 and then reinstated On 28 February 1966. The Ghana flag consists of the Pan-African colours namely red, gold and green in horizontal stripes with a black five-pointed star in the centre of the gold stripe.

The Ghana National Flag was the first African flag after the flag of Ethiopia to feature these colours. The flag was designed by Theodosia Okoh. The black star on the Flag Of Ghana was adopted from the flag of the Black Star Line, a shipping line incorporated by Marcus Garvey that operated from 1919 to 1922. Ghana gives the Ghana national football team their nickname, the Black Stars.



The three colours of red, gold & green represent the geography of Ghana. Ghana lies in the tropics and blessed with rich vegetation and Mineral Wealth. The red colour on the National Flag Of Ghana signifies the toil and struggle of our gallant forefathers who shed their blood to attain independence for the country. The gold colour represents the mineral wealth of the country such as gold, diamond, bauxite, manganese etc. Also, the green colour on the Flag Of Ghana signifies the rich forests or agricultural resources of the country. And the black star on the centre represents hope, aspirations and freedom for Africans or it signifies African unity.


Some Information About Flag:

In Which Year, The National Flag is Adopted?
Ans: Firstly Adopted in 1957. Then Reinstated On 28 February 1966.

What Are The Colours of The Flag?
Ans: Red, Gold And Green, Black

What Do the Colours of The Flag Means?
Ans: The Three colours of red, gold & green represent the geography of Ghana.

Who Is The Designer of The Flag?
Ans: The flag was designed by Theodosia Okoh

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