Flag of Jamaica

Flag Jamaica, Banner Jamaica
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Vexillological symbol:
Civil flag and official flag ashore, merchant and official flag at sea
10.991 km²
North America, Central America
English, colloquial language among locals: Patois
Jamaica Dollar (JMD)
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Background knowledge

The flag of Jamaica was on 6 August 1962 officially introduced.

The Jamaican flag consists of a yellow St. Andrew's cross and four triangular areas of color in black and green

  • Green stands for hope and for agriculture

  • Yellow and gold symbolizes the rich natural resources of Jamaica and the beauty of the sunlight

  • Black recalls the difficult days of the past and to the present day (poverty).

Text courtesy of Flaggenlexikon.de

Diagonal yellow cross dividing the flag into four triangles; green (top and bottom) and black (left and right).


Composer: Robert Charles Lightbourne, Mapletoft Poulle Songwriter: Hugh Braham Sherlock

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of Jamaica

This is what an AI says about the Jamaican flag
The flag of Jamaica was introduced on August 6, 1962, when the country gained its independence. It is a combination of the flags of England and Scotland, which stand as a symbol of British rule. The flag consists of three evenly spaced squares in the colors black, green and yellow, which represent the cultural diversity of the country.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Jamaican flag
The national flag of Jamaica was adopted on August 6, 1962, when Jamaica gained its independence from the United Kingdom. The flag consists of a black, green and yellow triangle pointing towards a golden sun. The colors symbolize hope for a better future for Jamaica and the sun symbolizes the sun warming the country.
This is how an AI describes the Jamaican flag
The national flag of Jamaica is a black X on a green background. It has four golden suns in the four corners of the X. In the center of the X is a red heart with a gold cross in it. The red heart symbolizes the love and loyalty of Jamaicans to their country. The golden cross represents the country's Christian roots. The four golden suns represent the four basic pillars of society: education, honesty, love and fearlessness.

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