Flag of South Africa

Flag of South Africa

South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of the African continent. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe to the north, Eswatini (Swaziland) and Mozambique to the northeast, and the Indian and Atlantic oceans to the south, east, and west. The official languages of South Africa are Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, and others. The capital city is Pretoria, while the largest city is Johannesburg.

The flag of South Africa was adopted in April 1994. The design consists of a green horizontal Y-shape (pall) with gold and white borders. The rest of the flag features sections of red at the top and blue at the bottom and a black triangle on the left hand hoist side.

The national anthem of South Africa:  “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” (God Bless Africa).

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