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Angola Flag

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The flag of Angola with two horizontal stripes of red and black. In the center are a yellow machete, a star, and half of a gear wheel.
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Commemorate Angola’s struggles and achievement of independence with a national flag! This flag is perfect for celebrating Angolan heritage, as a focal point at events, or for use in government buildings. Fly your own piece of history with a flag that captures the essence of Angola’s history and culture.

Outdoor Angola Flag

Our outdoor flags are made of nylon, a quick-drying material that helps prevent mildew buildup. The design is created using a heat-resistant digital print, meaning that the colors will stay vibrant for longer, even under direct sunlight. Our Angolan flags are also produced with additional stitching for added fray resistance. The outdoor flag is equipped with a sturdy canvas header and brass grommets for use with an outdoor flagpole.


  • Made in America
  • Authentic design
  • 100% nylon
  • Fray-resistant stitching
  • Canvas heading
  • Brass grommets

Indoor Angola Flag

We offer a more formal version of the Angolan flag for indoor displays with gold fringe around three borders. This model is particularly ideal for ceremonial or governmental use but can be used for personal presentation as well. Our indoor Angola flags have a pole sleeve for easy attachment to an indoor flagpole.


  • Made in America
  • Authentic design
  • 100% nylon
  • Fray-resistant stitching
  • Pole sleeve
  • Gold fringe

History & Meaning of the Angola Flag 

The Angolan flag was adopted on November 11, 1975, the same day the nation declared independence from Portugal. The design was created by Henrique Onambwé, who served as the country’s Minister of Industry and was based on the flag used by the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola. This political group fought the Portuguese during the war for independence and today is the ruling party in the Angolan government. 

According to the Constitution of Angola, the red stripe represents the bloodshed of Angola’s struggle against colonialism, and the black stripe symbolizes Africa. The emblem of the half-gear wheel stands for factory workers and industrialization, the machete is for agricultural workers, and the gold star is for international solidarity and the country’s wealth.

Other Details

Capital: Luanda
Language(s): Portuguese
Currency: Kwanza€
Government: Unitary Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Flag Meaning: The red represents the blood of Angolans shed during times of fighting for freedom and defense and the black represents Africa. The emblem's cogwheel represents the laborers and industrial production; the machete symbolizes peasants, agricultural production, and the country's armed struggle; the star stands for the international solidarity and progress; and the yellow color represents the affluence of Angola.