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South Africa's Flag
South African Flag Quiz/Printout
South Africa Flag

The Republic of South Africa's flag (sometimes called the "rainbow flag") is a sideways green "Y" and also has areas of red, blue, black, yellow, and white. The black triangle (between the two arms of the "Y") is the hoist side (the side where it attaches to the flag pole). This flag was adopted on April 27, 1994.

The "Y" on the flag symbolizes the union of many groups of people in South Africa. The many colors represent the rainbow of people in South Africa.

1. What color is the "Y" on this flag? ________________________

2. What does the "Y" on this flag represent? ________________________

3. What other colors are in this flag? ____________________________

4. What do the many colors in flag represent? __________________________

5. When was this flag adopted? _____________________________

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