The flag of Guinea-Bissau is a tricolor design featuring red, yellow, and green horizontal stripes. The left side of the flag positions the red stripe, while the right side has adjacent yellow and green stripes. A black five-pointed star is at the center of the red stripe.
Each color carries symbolic significance. Red symbolizes the struggle for independence and the bloodshed during the nation’s liberation movement. Yellow represents the country’s mineral wealth and potential for a prosperous future. Green signifies the lush vegetation and agricultural resources abundant in Guinea-Bissau. Together, these elements embody the nation’s history, aspirations, and natural beauty.