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Subject: the meaning of the colors of a flag
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Asked by: kmcgowens-ga
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Posted: 28 Dec 2005 14:47 PST
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what do the colors red, white, blue, yellow, and green, with a yellow
star mean on the Central African Republic flag mean?
Subject: Re: the meaning of the colors of a flag
Answered By: tlspiegel-ga on 28 Dec 2005 20:15 PST
Hi kmcgowens,

Thank you for your question.

Central African Republic

The colours of the Central African nation were adopted unanimously by
acclamation during the ceremonious session of the Legislative Assembly
on 1st December 1958 [1]. Before the vote, President Barthélémy
Boganda said to the Deputees:

"Those coulours, which symbolize the four territories constituting the
French Equatorial Africa but also our guide territory, the
Metropolitan France, came out of my heart. The red stripe which
crosses the four colours is the symbol of our blood. As we did it when
France was in danger, we shall shed our blood for Africa and to
protect the Central African Republic, member of the French Community."

The red stripe which crosses the four colours is the symbol of our blood. 
The blue [colour], placed as the sky, stands for Vastness, Freedom,
Greatness, Serenity.
The white [colour] recalls Naivety, Purity, Frankness, Bravery,
Confidence, Dignity, Equality.
The green [colour] is the symbol of Hope, Belief and Faith.
The yellow [colour] marks Tolerance, Hospitality, Charity.


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