Flag of Uganda
The historically significant for the Republic of Uganda, the day independence from the UK in the country adopted the national flag.
Description and proportions of the flag of Uganda
Flag of Uganda has a classic quadrangularshape, and its length and width correspond at a ratio to each other of 3: 2. The flag Uganda flag is divided horizontally into six equivalent over the strip width. The upper band is painted black, going for it - a bright yellow, and the third - in the red. Then the procedure is repeated alternation of bands again. In the center of the cloth, equidistant from the edges applied white circular disc with a picture of a bird, which serves as a symbol of the country. This eastern crowned crane, which is rotated in the direction of the shaft.
The colors on the flag of Uganda are typical for stateflags of the countries of the African continent. The black bars represent the color of tribes inhabiting the country. Yellow flag on the field - it's hot sun, which warms the earth and Uganda hearts of its people. Red stripes reminiscent of the blood of the true patriots of their land, shed in wars of liberation.
Flag of Uganda can also be used as a state and as a civilian on land and at sea. He is the official and the country's army.
On the Standard of the President of Uganda shows coat of arms of the country on a bright red background, the bottom of which the color is repeated stripes of the flag of the state of Uganda.
The history of the flag of Uganda
Before independence from colonialBritish domination in 1914 the country's flag is a rectangular cloth of blue. In its upper quadrangle at the flagpole located British flag, and on the right side - yellow disc with the image of Crowned Crane, who served in those years, the emblem of Uganda. These flags were typical for all overseas possessions of Her Majesty.
Symbolic bird for Uganda and settled onthe first version of the flag, adopted after the government of the country in March 1962. The flag has three equal vertical bands: light green around the edges, and dark blue in the center. They were separated by thin yellow fields, and in the middle of the cloth was depicted golden crowned crane standing on one leg and facing in the direction of the shaft.
9 October of the same year the country gained final independence and a flag, adopted on the day, the state remains until now.