Flag of South Africa

Flag South Africa, Banner South Africa
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South Africa
1.223.201 km²
All 11 national languages are official languages: isi Zulu (22.9%), isi Xhosa (17.9%), Afrikaans (14.4%), sePedi (9.2%), English (8.6%), seTswana (8.2%), seSotho (7.7%), xiTsonga (4.4%), siSwati (2.5%), tshiVenda (2.2%), isiNdebele (1.5%), other languages
Rand (ZAR)
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Two horizontal stripes of equal width (red, blue) divided by a central green stripe forming a horizontal "Y" towards the flagpole; the "Y" encloses a black equilateral triangle outlined in yellow; the remaining outer surfaces of the "Y" are outlined in white.


Composer: Enoch Sontonga, Marthinus Lourens de Villiers Songwriter: Enoch Sontonga, Cornelius Jacob Langenhoven

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of South Africa

This is what an AI says about the South african flag
The flag of South Africa was introduced in 1994 and represents the reconciliation between the different ethnic groups of the country. It consists of 6 different colors that represent different elements of South African history and culture. The flag was designed by the South African designer Fred Brownell.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the South african flag
The first national flag of South Africa was introduced in 1928 and consisted of three stripes in the colors red, white and blue. The flag was changed in 1994 to mark the end of the apartheid regime. Since then, the flag consists of six colors representing the different ethnic groups of the country.
This is how an AI describes the South african flag
The national flag of South Africa consists of three horizontal stripes in the colors black, green and gold. The top stripe is black, the middle stripe is green and the bottom stripe is gold. In the center of the flag is a blue Y-shaped symbol consisting of a black triangle and a red band. This symbol represents the unity of the different population groups and the commitment to peace and reconciliation.

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