Niger Flag Meaning & Details

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 Niger Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of orange (top), white, and green with a small orange disk centered in the white band

  • the orange band denotes the drier northern regions of the Sahara

  • white stands for purity and innocence

  • green symbolizes hope and the fertile and productive southern and western areas, as well as the Niger River

  • the orange disc represents the sun and the sacrifices made by the people

    note: similar to the flag of India, which has a blue spoked wheel centered in the white band

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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