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Jamaica’s flag is the most well-known of the few nations whose flag does not have the colours red, white, or blue. The flag of Jamaica is instantly recognisable, and not only because it is a rare example of a flag that does not use the colours red, white, and blue.
The distinctive colour pattern of the Jamaican flag, especially the large yellow-gold x that runs from the flag’s centre to each of its four corners, makes the flag stand out.
Black triangles represent the hoist and fly ends of the saltire (thx), whereas green triangles represent the top and bottom. This one-of-a-kind style does more than captivate the eye; it also conveys a lovely message to the individuals who see it.
As if that were not enough, the day that the flag was officially adopted as the national flag of Jamaica, August 6, 1962, is also the date that Jamaica gained its independence. But the message sent by the flag and emblem is powerful.
The official translation of the flag is The sun shineth; the country is green, and the people are powerful and creative. Jamaica’s natural beauty is represented by the gold x, the country’s hope and agricultural riches by the green, and the country’s inventiveness and power by the black.
That is right, it is another one of those flags that do not have the traditional red, white, and blue.
While Mauritania may not have the same brand awareness as Jamaica, it is one of the few countries whose flag does not have the colours red, white, and blue. More than 4 million people call the African nation of Mauritania home.
Green and gold are all that are used on the flag of Mauritania. Gold stands for the dazzling dunes of the Sahara, while green depicts the faith of the people.
That makes logical, too, given that the Sahara occupies the bulk of the nation. Additionally, it is the second nation to claim a flag without the traditional patriotic colours of red, white, and blue.
Although it is not yet recognised by the government, there is a group in Libya that pledges devotion to the country’s traditional green flag. This flag’s status is currently unknown since there is another that is also (and probably more generally) recognised.
Now you can add one more country to the list of those whose flags are not comprised of the colours red, white, and blue.