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Jamaica Flag and Description

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DESCRIPTION

The flag of Jamaica was officially adopted on August 6, 1962.

The black is symbolic of hardships suffered in the past, green represents the fertile land, and yellow the shining sun. In addition, black, green and yellow are Pan-African colors, and pay tribute to Jamaica's significant African heritage.

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This page was last updated on July 12, 2016.