Flag of Cameroon

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The national flag of Cameroon was adopted in its present form on May 20, 1975 after Cameroon was made a unitary state. The previous flag of Cameroon had a similar color scheme, but with two stars. The color scheme uses the traditional Pan-African colours, and the tricolor design is adapted from the flag of France. The center stripe stands for unity: red is the color of unity, and the star is referred to as "the star of unity". The yellow stands for the sun, and also the savannas in the northern part of the country, while the green is for the forests in the southern part of Cameroon.

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fr:Drapeau du Cameroun he:דגל קמרון it:Bandiera camerunense nl:Vlag van Kameroen ja:カメルーンの国旗 pt:Bandeira dos Camares

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