The flag of Gambia features three horizontal bands of equal size – the top and bottom bands are blue, and the middle band is green. In the center of the green band is a white circle, within which there are three red, vertical stripes of equal size. The blue bands represent the Gambia River and the Atlantic Ocean, while the green band symbolizes the country’s lush vegetation. The red stripes in the center of the flag represent the sun’s reflection on the Gambia River.