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The national flag of Barbados was officially adopted on November 30, 1966, the island's first Independence Day. It consists of a tricolor of two bands of ultramarine separated by a golden middle band. A black trident head is centred within the golden band.

The trident head - also known as the 'broken trident' - symbolizes Barbados' independence from the United Kingdom (the colonial coat of arms contained a complete trident), and each point represents a point of democracy. The ultramarine bands symbolize the ocean and the sky, and the golden band symbolizes the sand of Barbados.

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