The flag of Papua New Guinea is a striking emblem of the country’s identity and heritage. It features a diagonal divided design with the black, red, and yellow colors. The black represents the native people of Papua New Guinea, their Melanesian identity, and the country’s rich cultural diversity. The red signifies the blood shed for the nation’s freedom and independence.  The yellow symbolizes the country’s wealth of natural resources and the sun shining over the nation. In the center of the flag is the emblem depicting a bird of paradise, which is the national emblem. It represents the country’s unique wildlife and natural beauty.