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Mali Flag
The flag of Mali is a tricolour with three equal vertical stripes. From the hoist the colours are green, gold, and red.
Mali Flag - Colors meaning
The green stands for fertility of the land, gold means purity and mineral wealth and lastly red symbolizes the blood shed for independence from the French.
Mali Flag - Facts
The current flag was adopted on March 1, 1961. The original flag was adopted on April 4, 1959, when Mali joined the Mali Federation. The flag adopted in 1959 for the federation was an imitation of the Flag of Ghana, but following the style of the French Tricolore. It was charged with a black emblem known as a kanaga, a stylized human figure with arms raised to the sky. The colors were intended to reflect a unity with other African nations. After the two countries split in 1960, the flag was kept for use in Mali until March 1, 1961, when the kanaga emblem was dropped.


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