The Burundi flag was officially adopted on June 28, 1967.
The three stars represent the three ethnic groups that live in the country; the Hutu, Tutsi and the Twa. The red in the flag stands for the independence struggle, the green for hope and the white for peace.
Burundi Coat of Arms:
Burundi's coat of arms was adopted in 1966, and features a shield bearing the head of a lion. Three African spears rest behind the shield, and the national motto, "Unity, Work, Progress," is depicted in French below.