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Antigua and Barbuda flags

Antigua and Barbuda Flag:
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda

The flag of Antigua and Barbuda was officially adopted on February 27, 1967.

The sun represents the dawning of a new era, the red indicates the energy of the people, blue is hope and the black represents its African ancestry. The V shape is said to symbolize victory and the overall combination of yellow, blue and white represents the sun, sand and sea of this Caribbean island nation.

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Antigua and Barbuda Coat of Arms:
Coat of arms of Antigua and Barbuda

At the top of the Coat of Arms is a pineapple, a fruit for which the islands are famous. Supporting the shield are a pair of deer.

The design on the shield shows the sun, rising from a blue and white sea. The sun represents a new beginning, the black background represents the African origins of many of the nation's citizens. At the bottom of the shield, in front of the sea, sits a sugar mill.

At the bottom is a scroll containing the national motto: "Each endeavouring, all achieving".


Standard of the governor of Antigua and barbuda
Standard of the Governor of Antigua and Barbuda
(1967-1981)




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