Flag of the Seychelles

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Flag of the Seychelles
Flag of Seychelles.svg

Vexillological symbol : Civil and service flags on land, commercial and service flags at sea?
Aspect ratio: 1: 2
Officially accepted: June 18, 1996

The flag of the Republic of Seychelles was adopted on June 18, 1996.

Description and meaning


The flag shows five diagonal stripes (rays) in the colors blue, yellow, red, white and green, the center of which is the lower corner of the leech . The colors blue, yellow and red meet the upper edge in a ratio of 1: 1: 1; the colors red, white and green meet the flying end in a ratio of 1: 1: 1.

The five colors stand for characteristics of the Seychelles: blue for the sky and the sea, yellow for the sun, red for the people (blood), white for social justice and green for land and vegetation.


system blue yellow red White green
RGB 0-63-135 252-216-86 214-40-40 255-255-255 0-122-61
Hexadecimal color definition # 003F87 # FCD856 # D62828 #FFFFFF # 007A3D


The first national flag of the independent Seychelles was adopted on June 29, 1976. When President James Mancham was overthrown by France-Albert René in 1977 , the red, white and green flag of the Seychelles People's United Party became the national flag.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ New national Symbols of the Republic of Seychelles. (PDF; 1930 kB) Retrieved December 18, 2015 .

Web links

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