Flag of Dominica

Flag of Dominica

The flag of the Caribbean island Dominica, which has been adopted in November 1978, consists of a grass green leaf. A cross composed of three stripes (yellow, black and white) passes through the flag. In the middle of the cross, a national bird of Dominica (sisserou parrot royal ) in the red circle and surrounded by ten green stars is depicted . The stars represent ten communes of the island, yellow refers to the indigenous people and commodities typical of the island - bananas and citruses. Black stripe refers to the color of local residents and volcanic activity of the island, whereas white color traditionally stands for peace and crystal clear waters of the local rivers.

Country information

Independent Yes
Country codes DM, DMA (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Commonwealth of Dominica
Capital city Roseau
Continent North America
Member of United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, Organization of American States, Caribbean Community
Population 71 808 (2019)
Total area 751 km2
Highest point Morne Diablotins (1 447 m, 4 747 ft)
Lowest point Caribbean Sea
GDP per capita $ 7 691 (World Bank, 2018)
Currency Eastern Caribbean dollar ($, XCD)
Calling code +1767
Internet TLD .dm

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