Flag of Somalia

Flag Somalia, Banner Somalia
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National flag on land and sea
637.657 km²
Somali (official language since 1972, written in Latin script since 1972), Arabic, English and Italian as languages of commerce and education.
Somali shilling (SOS)
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Light blue with a large five-pointed star in the center; the light blue base color is derived from the UN flag.


Composer: Abdullahi Qarshe Songwriter: Xuseen Aw-Faarax

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of Somalia

This is what an AI says about the Somali flag
The flag of Somalia was adopted in 1956 and is a symbol of the country's independence. It is a symbol of the unity of the Somali peoples and represents the blue color of the sky and the sea and the white stripe of hope. It is also a symbol of the social and political values shared by the Somali peoples.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Somali flag
The flag of Somalia was first introduced on October 12, 1954, when the province of Somalia became part of the Italian colonial empire. After independence from Italy in 1960, a new flag was introduced, consisting of a white star on a blue background. After Somalia's reunification in 2000, the current flag was introduced, which consists of three evenly spaced vertical stripes in blue, white and green.
This is how an AI describes the Somali flag
The national flag of Somalia is a horizontal tricolor consisting of three stripes of equal width in the colors blue, white and green. The top half of the flag is blue, followed by a white stripe in the middle and the green stripe at the bottom. The flag is also decorated with a black star in the middle of the white stripe. The black star symbolizes the destiny and hope of the country. It also represents the five regions of the country, which are represented by the five points of the star.

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