Flag of Vanuatu 🇻🇺

Flag of Vanuatu

Vanuatu 🇻🇺 is an archipelago located in the Pacific Ocean which was known as New Hebrides until 1980. In this year was an independence from France and the UK was achieved. The leaf is divided into three main parts. On the pole side of the flag, a black wedge that divides the rest of the flag into red and green fields is placed. The inner parts of the fields are lined with yellow and black stripes. The wedge additionally carries a symbol of boar tusks and two branches of cycads, which stands for peace and prosperity. The red color of the flag refers to the blood of sacrificial boar as well as to human blood. The green bar represents the islands itself and the black one refers to its soil and Melanesian population. The letter "Y" reminds the shape of the archipelago visible from the height.

Flag download

Flag Download

Flag to insert on websites

Flag of Vanuatu

Flag icon

<a href="https://flagpedia.net/vanuatu"><img alt="Flag of Vanuatu" src="https://flagpedia.net/data/flags/mini/vu.png" width="33" height="20" /></a>
Flag of Vanuatu

Small picture of a flag with shadow

<a href="https://flagpedia.net/vanuatu"><img alt="Flag of Vanuatu" src="https://flagpedia.net/data/flags/small/vu.png" width="133" height="80" /></a>
550x330 px

Great Image of the Flag

<a href="https://flagpedia.net/vanuatu"><img alt="Flag of Vanuatu" src="https://flagpedia.net/data/flags/normal/vu.png" width="550" height="330" /></a>

Main information

Emoji symbol 🇻🇺copy to clipboard
Country Vanuatu
Capital city Port Vila
Continent Oceania
Population 264,652 (2013)
Total area 12,189 km2
Formation 30. 7. 1980
Highest point Mount Tabwemasana (1,877 m)
GDP $ 4,843 (IMF, 2012)
Currency vanuatu vatu (VUV)
Code VU (VUT)
Calling code +678
Internet TLD .vu

Where the country is