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Congo Republic Flag

We carry authentic Congo Republic Flags in both indoor and outdoor varieties. Our flags are proudly made in the United States from durable nylon and are printed with vibrant long-lasting inks. The Congo Republic national flag is often displayed at embassies, outside of businesses associated with Congo Republic, and at the homes of people who take great pride in their Congo Republic heritage.

Our indoor flags are finished with a pole hem and your choice of with or without golden fringe. Gold fringe is the traditional way to display an indoor flag, however, some people choose without fringe for a simple and clean look that is also less expensive. If you are looking for a complete indoor presentation set, our Build Your Own Indoor International Flag Set program allows you to select a durable nylon indoor Congo Republic Flag and choose between premium quality poles, bases, and ornaments, and tassel. For indoor applications, most buyers choose a 3ft. x 5ft. flag with an 8ft. pole, however, if you have a low ceiling, you may opt for a 7ft. pole, which is designed to work with drop ceilings. If you are looking for a very substantial international flag display, our 4ft. x 6ft. indoor flags can be paired with a 9ft. pole for our largest indoor display option.

Our outdoor international flags are finished with a canvas header and brass grommets and are offered in four sizes: 2ft. x 3ft., 3ft. x 5ft., 4ft. x 6ft., and 5ft. x 8ft., to fit any sized flagpole. Typically, outdoor flags are flown outside of government organizations, businesses, and institutions on in-ground and wall-mount flagpoles, however, some people also buy these flags to display their international pride at home. If you are looking for a wall-mount Congo Republic flag set to display outside of your home, our Build Your Own Outdoor International Flag Set program will allow you to choose between premium quality 6ft. poles and brackets to display the Congo Republic Flag on your front porch. Outdoor flags can also be displayed indoors on interior walls of your home with screws anchored in the wall to attach to the grommets.

In addition to the flags we offer for purchase, we maintain an archive of historical information about the Congo Republic flag, demographic data about Congo Republic, and free high resolution images of the Congo Republic flag for use in projects and on websites.

Regardless of your application, we are looking forward to working with you to provide the required flags, flagpoles, and hardware for your application. If you need assistance, please reach out to us by phone, email, or chat, and we will be happy to help.



History of the Congo Republic flag

The Congo Republic flag consists of three colors: green, yellow, and red. There is a yellow diagonal band which starts from the bottom left corner of the flag and runs to the top right corner. The triangle formed above the band is green, while the triangle beneath it is red. The Congo Republic flag was adopted on the September 12th, 1959 to replace the French tricolor flag that was being used and remained this way, even when The Congo Republic became completely independent from France on August 15th, 1960. From 1880, the country was established as a French Protectorate and in 1910, it became a colony of French Equatorial Africa.

The green color of the flag symbolizes the rich agriculture of the country and the rainforests, the yellow color signifies "friendship and nobility" of the people and there has been no formal explanation for the red color. The Congo Republic flag uses the Pan-African colors and the same colors as the Ethiopian flag, which is the oldest independent country in Africa. The Congo Republic flag, is the only flag that has a diagonal design. To celebrate their independence from the French, the flag was first raised on top of the building that was the home of the French High Commission.

The present Congo Republic flag was utilized from 1959-1970. In 1968, the country was taken over by a new government and it became "The People's Republic of the Congo." From 1969–1990, the country turned to Marxism. In 1991, due to economic problems and breakdowns, the "People's Republic of the Congo" collapsed and the original flag adopted in 1959, was restored.

The Congo Republic is a country that is located in Central Africa and shares borders with Gabon, the Atlantic Ocean, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda.

The largest and capital city is called "Brazaville" which is located on the Congo River. Brazzaville obtained its name from the French explorer, Pierre Savorgnande Brazza, who helped establish the country as a French Protectorate. The capital city faces the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) making them the two closest capitals, following Rome and the Vatican City.

The Congo Republic is mainly covered by rainforest and it is home to many beautiful sights and landmarks that include, the "Diosso Gorge," which is often referred to as the "Grand Canyon of the Congo," due to its red ridges and cliffs as well as rainforest. The Basilica of St. Anne monument in Brazzaville is considered to be one of the most important religious monuments in Central Africa and the "Odzala National Park" is one of the most important areas for the conservation of forest elephants and western gorillas in Central Africa.

Geographic Coordinates
1 00 S, 15 00 E
Area
342,000 sq km
Population
4,125,916
Life Expectancy
54.54 years
Government Type
Republic
Capital
Brazzaville
GDP
$16.41 billion (2009 est.)
Currency
Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Calling Code
+242
Internet TLD
.cg

Download Congo Republic Flag Images

We offer free images of the Congo Republic Flag in four sizes (small, medium, large, and high resolution). These images are distributed royalty free for both personal and educational use and are ideal for use in projects and on websites. If you choose to use one of our images, attribution is appreciated, but not required.

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