Flag of Jamaica

Flag of Jamaica

6th August is Independence Day in Jamaica. A public holiday celebrated annually since 1962 with street parades, marching bands and the wearing of clothing in the countries flag colors.

The flag of Jamaica was adopted upon independence in August 1962. The design consists of a gold diagonal cross (Saltire) which divides the flag into four triangles of green at the top and bottom and black at the left and right side.

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