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Flag of South Africa

Index Flag of South Africa

The flag of South Africa was designed in March 1994 and adopted on 27 April 1994, at the beginning of South Africa's 1994 general election, to replace the flag that had been used since 1928. [1]

62 relations: Act of Parliament, African National Congress, Afrikaans, Apartheid, Black, Blue, Blue Ensign, Boer Republics, British Empire, Bureau of Heraldry, Cape Colony, Coat of arms, Coat of arms of South Africa, Colony of Natal, Constitution of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, Defacement (flag), Dutch East India Company, Ensign, Escutcheon (heraldry), F. W. de Klerk, Flag of Namibia, Flag of the Netherlands, Flag of the Orange Free State, Flag of the South African Republic, Flags of Africa, Frederick Brownell, Green, Isosceles triangle, John Vorster, List of South African flags, Natal (province), National anthem of South Africa, National flag, National Party (South Africa), National symbols of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Orange Free State, Pantone, Parliament of South Africa, President of South Africa, Prime Minister of South Africa, Prince's Flag, Recess (break), Red, Red Ensign, Republic, RGB color model, Roelf Meyer, Second Boer War, ..., South Africa, South Africa Red Ensign, South African general election, 1994, South African Republic, South African republic referendum, 1960, Southern African Vexillological Association, The Herald (Glasgow), Treaty of Vereeniging, Ulster Covenant, Union Jack, White, Yellow. Expand index (12 more) »

Act of Parliament

Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).

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African National Congress

The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.

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Afrikaans

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Apartheid

Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.

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Black

Black is the darkest color, the result of the absence or complete absorption of visible light.

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Blue

Blue is one of the three primary colours of pigments in painting and traditional colour theory, as well as in the RGB colour model.

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Blue Ensign

The Blue Ensign is a flag, one of several British ensigns, used by certain organisations or territories associated with the United Kingdom.

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Boer Republics

The Boer Republics (sometimes also referred to as Boer states) were independent, self-governed republics in the last half of the nineteenth century, created by the Dutch-speaking inhabitants of the Cape Colony and their descendants, variously named Trekboers, Boers and Voortrekkers in mainly the middle, northern and north eastern and eastern parts of what is now the country of South Africa.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Bureau of Heraldry

The Bureau of Heraldry is the South African heraldic authority, established in Pretoria on 1 June 1963.

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Cape Colony

The Cape of Good Hope, also known as the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie), was a British colony in present-day South Africa, named after the Cape of Good Hope.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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Coat of arms of South Africa

The present coat of arms of South Africa was introduced on Freedom Day 27 April 2000.

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Colony of Natal

The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa.

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Constitution of South Africa

The Constitution of South Africa is the supreme law of the Republic of South Africa.

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Cyril Ramaphosa

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa (born 17 November 1952) is a South African politician and, since 15 February 2018, the fifth and current President of South Africa.

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Defacement (flag)

Defacement, in heraldry and vexillology, is the addition of a symbol or charge to another flag.

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Dutch East India Company

The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.

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Ensign

An ensign is the national flag flown on a vessel to indicate citizenry.

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Escutcheon (heraldry)

In heraldry, an escutcheon is a shield that forms the main or focal element in an achievement of arms.

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F. W. de Klerk

Frederik Willem de Klerk (born 18 March 1936) is a South African politician who served as State President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994 and as Deputy President from 1994 to 1996.

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Flag of Namibia

The flag of Namibia was adopted on March 21, 1990 upon independence from South Africa.

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Flag of the Netherlands

The flag of the Netherlands (Vlag van Nederland) is a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and blue.

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Flag of the Orange Free State

The flag of the Orange Free State was the official flag of the Orange Free State from 1857 to 1902.

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Flag of the South African Republic

The Flag of the South African Republic was the flag of the former Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek or in English translation, the South African Republic, which existed from 1852 to 1877, and 1881 to 1902.

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Flags of Africa

These are the various flags of Africa.

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Frederick Brownell

Frederick Gordon Brownell OMSS SM and Bar MMM JCD KStJ, D.Phil (born 8 March 1940) is a South African herald, vexillologist, and genealogist.

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Green

Green is the color between blue and yellow on the visible spectrum.

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Isosceles triangle

In geometry, an isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two sides of equal length.

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John Vorster

Balthazar Johannes "B.

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List of South African flags

This article lists the flags of the various colonies and states that have existed in South Africa since 1652.

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Natal (province)

The Province of Natal (Provinsie Natal), commonly called Natal, was a province of South Africa from 1910 until 1994.

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National anthem of South Africa

The current national anthem of South Africa was adopted in 1997 and is a hybrid song combining new English lyrics with extracts of the 19th century hymn "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" ("God Bless Africa") and the Afrikaans song "Die Stem van Suid-Afrika" ("The Call of South Africa"), which was formerly used as the South African national anthem from the late 1950s to the mid-1990s.

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National flag

A national flag is a flag that represents and symbolizes a country.

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National Party (South Africa)

The National Party (Nasionale Party), also known as the Nationalist Party, was a political party in South Africa founded in 1914 and disbanded in 1997.

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National symbols of South Africa

Since unification in 1910, South Africa has used a range of national symbols to identify the country: coats of arms, official seals, flags, national anthems, and floral, bird, animal, and other emblems.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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Orange Free State

The Orange Free State (Oranje-Vrijstaat, Oranje-Vrystaat, abbreviated as OVS) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, which later became a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa.

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Pantone

Pantone Inc. is a U.S. corporation headquartered in Carlstadt, New Jersey.

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Parliament of South Africa

The Parliament of South Africa is South Africa's legislature and under the country's current Constitution is composed of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.

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President of South Africa

The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution of South Africa.

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Prime Minister of South Africa

The Prime Minister of South Africa (Eerste Minister van Suid-Afrika) was the head of government in South Africa between 1910 and 1984.

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Prince's Flag

The Prince's Flag (Prinsenvlag) is a Dutch flag, first used in the Dutch Revolt during the late 16th century.

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Recess (break)

Recess is a general term for a period in which a group of people are temporarily dismissed from their duties.

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Red

Red is the color at the end of the visible spectrum of light, next to orange and opposite violet.

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Red Ensign

The Red Ensign or "Red Duster" is the civil ensign of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Republic

A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.

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RGB color model

The RGB color model is an additive color model in which red, green and blue light are added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors.

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Roelf Meyer

Roelof Petrus "Roelf" Meyer (born 16 July 1947) is a South African politician and businessman.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South Africa Red Ensign

The South Africa Red Ensign was used as the unofficial flag of the Union of South Africa between 1910 and 1928.

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South African general election, 1994

General elections were held in South Africa between 26 and 29 April 1994.

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South African Republic

The South African Republic (Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

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South African republic referendum, 1960

A referendum on becoming a republic was held in South Africa on 5 October 1960.

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Southern African Vexillological Association

The Southern African Vexillological Association (SAVA) was formed in November 1990 to promote vexillology in Southern Africa.

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The Herald (Glasgow)

The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.

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Treaty of Vereeniging

The Treaty of Vereeniging (commonly referred to as Peace of Vereeniging) was the peace treaty, signed on 31 May 1902, that ended the Second Boer War between the South African Republic and the Republic of the Orange Free State, on the one side, and the United Kingdom on the other.

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Ulster Covenant

Ulster's Solemn League and Covenant, commonly known as the Ulster Covenant, was signed by nearly 500,000 people on and before 28 September 1912, in protest against the Third Home Rule Bill introduced by the British Government in the same year.

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Union Jack

The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.

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White

White is the lightest color and is achromatic (having no hue), because it fully reflects and scatters all the visible wavelengths of light.

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Yellow

Yellow is the color between orange and green on the spectrum of visible light.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_South_Africa

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