The flag of Guyana consists of a green background with a yellow triangle on the hoist side. The triangle has a black border and contains a red star in the middle. The other two sides of the flag are made up of two equal horizontal bands – the upper band is yellow and the lower band is red. The green color represents the country’s forests and vegetation, the yellow stands for its mineral wealth, the white star represents unity, the red symbolizes the country’s struggle for independence, and the black border represents endurance.