Flag of South Africa

flag of the Republic of South Africa

The national flag of South Africa was adopted in April 1994. It was designed by Frederick Brownell in March 1994.[1]

Republic of South Africa
Flag of South Africa.svg
Adopted27 April 1994


It has horizontal bands of red (on the top) and blue (on the bottom), It is separated by a central green band which splits into a horizontal "Y" shape.


1912–1928 (de facto)
1910–1912 (de facto)


  1. "Finding Symbols For New S. Africa : Citizens Submit 7,000 Flag Designs". 27 October 1993. Archived from the original on 8 October 2016. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)