Flag of Zambia 🇿🇲

Flag of Zambia

The base of a flag of Zambia 🇿🇲, which has been adopted in 1964, is composed of a green leaf. The flag is unusual by positioning the other symbols on the right side of the flag. We can find there three stripes above which a golden eagle taken from the national coat of arms spreads its wings. The green color reminds lush vegetation and eagle stands for unfailing hope in the hearts of local people. Three stripes in red, black and orange colors were taken from the flag of UNIP party, which led the country during the struggles for independence around 1964. Red stands for the bloodshed during these fights and black represents the African people. The orange color supposedly refers to mineral wealth located in Zambia.

Flag download

Flag Download

Flag to insert on websites

30x20 px

Flag icon

<a href="https://flagpedia.net/zambia"><img alt="Flag of Zambia" src="https://flagpedia.net/data/flags/mini/zm.png" width="30" height="20" /></a>
120x80 px

Small picture of a flag with shadow

<a href="https://flagpedia.net/zambia"><img alt="Flag of Zambia" src="https://flagpedia.net/data/flags/small/zm.png" width="120" height="80" /></a>
550x367 px

Great Image of the Flag

<a href="https://flagpedia.net/zambia"><img alt="Flag of Zambia" src="https://flagpedia.net/data/flags/normal/zm.png" width="550" height="367" /></a>

Main information

Emoji symbol 🇿🇲copy to clipboard
Country Zambia
Capital city Lusaka
Continent Africa
Population 14,580,290 (2013)
Total area 752,618 km2
Formation 24. 10. 1964
Highest point 2,329 m
GDP $ 1,683 (IMF, 2012)
Currency zambian kwacha (ZMW)
Code ZM (ZMB)
Calling code +260
Internet TLD .zm

Flags of neighboring countries

Where the country is