Flags represent a given entity and are a symbol of patriotism to the specific country or organisation. They bear several features that have unique meanings. Colours are a common characteristic of flags with specific meanings carried by different colours. The most colourful national flags in the world include:

Belize Flag

The Flag of Belize is the most colourful flag with 12 colours. It was adopted on 21st September 1981. It has a Coat of Arms which contains most of the colours. Blue, white and red are the most dominant colours on the flag. Other colours include yellow, green and winter wizard.

South African Flag

The South African flag is among the most colourful flags worldwide. It incorporates six colours which are green, black, yellow, blue, white and red. The green colour is in Y-shape and it represents the convergence of two groups; the European colonizers of the country and South Africans.

The Turkmenistan Flag

The Turkmenistan flag only has four colours which are quite intricate. Green colour covers the better part of the flag. It has a red stripe which has five tribal patterns which represent the country’s traditional heritage. In the red stripe, you will notice other colours like orange and white.

The Seychelles Flag

The flag of Seychelles is colourful and attractive because it has five systematically arranged shades. The colours have a point of origin which is the bottom right corner. The colours from bottom to top are green representing land, white for justice, red symbolising people’s will to work for love and unity, yellow for the sun and blue represents the sky and the sea.

The Flag of New Zealand

It is also known as the New Zealand Ensign. The flag adopted on 24th march 1902 was designed by Albert Hastings Markham. It has a royal blue background with red and white on the star and crosses.