Flag of Zambia

Flag Zambia, Banner Zambia
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National flag on land and sea
752.614 km²
Official language: English; also 7 officially recognized tribal languages: Bemba (31%), Nyanja (16%), Lozi (9%), Tonga, Lunda, Kaonde, Luvale, and 72 dialects.
Zambia Kwacha (ZMK)
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Background knowledge

The flag of Zambia was officially adopted on Independence Day, October 24, 1964.

The colors are from the United National Independence Party. They have the following meaning:

* Green represents the fields and forests, which occupy the largest area of the national territory.  

* Orange symbolizes the mineral resources, especially copper  

* Black is the skin color of the population  

* Red reminds of the struggle to achieve freedom  


The African Fish Eagle lives on the Zambezi River, from whose name the name Zambia is derived. It represents the nation's aspiration to higher goals and its ability to overcome problems.

The flag was designed by Mrs Gabriel Ellison, OGDS, MBE.

Source: Wikipedia


Composer: Enoch Mankayi Sontonga Songwriter: diverse

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of Zambia

This is what an AI says about the Zambian flag
The flag of Zambia is a symbol of the country's independence. It was introduced on October 24, 1964, when Zambia gained its independence from Great Britain. The flag consists of three evenly distributed stripes of green, red and black, representing the natural beauty of the country, the blood of its heroes and the black majority of the population.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Zambian flag
The national flag of Zambia was introduced on October 24, 1964, when Zambia gained its independence from Great Britain. The flag is a vertical armor cloth of three evenly divided colors: Green, Red and Black. Green symbolizes the country's natural environment, red represents the blood that was shed for the country's independence, and black represents the people of Zambia.
This is how an AI describes the Zambian flag
The national flag of Zambia consists of three horizontal stripes of equal size in the colors green, red and black. The green stripe is at the top, the red stripe is in the middle and the black stripe is at the bottom. In the center of the flag is a white five-pointed coat of arms. In the center of the coat of arms there is an eagle with outstretched wings.

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