The flag of São Tomé and Príncipe consists of three horizontal bands of green, yellow, and green, with two black five-pointed stars placed on the yellow band, one near the hoist side and the other near the fly side. Green symbolizes the lush vegetation and agricultural potential of the islands. Yellow represents the tropical sun and cocoa, a major agricultural product of the nation. The black stars represent the two main islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. The flag’s design reflects the country’s natural beauty, agricultural heritage, and the unity of its people in striving for progress and development amidst their rich cultural history.