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Clara Bonzi Teixeira
Albania infographic, see the text below for details.

Albania
Albania is a small country in Southeastern Europe.

Symbols on the Flag:

  • Red: bravery, strength, valour and bloodshed

  • Double headed eagle: sovereign state of Alban of Albania

Fast Facts:

  • Area: 11,100 square miles

  • Population: 2,822,000

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Isabella Wang
Bolivia infographics: please see the text below for details.

Bolivia

Bolivia is a country of west-central South America.

 

Symbols on the Flag

Red – Valour of the army

Yellow – Richness of mineral resources

Green – Fertility of the land

 

Fast Facts

Area: 424,165 sq mi; 1,098,581 sq km

Population: 11,842,000

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Clara Bonzi Teixeira
El Salvador Infographic: see the text below for more information

 

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El Salvador 

El Salvador is the smallest and most densely packed country in Central America.

Symbols on the Flag

  • National motto “dios, unión, libertad” (“God, union, liberty”)

  • White stripe represents peace

  • Blue stripes represent the two oceans that border Central America

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Isabella Wang
Cambodia Infosheet. Please see the text below the image for the text on the image.

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Cambodia

Cambodia is a country on the Indochinese mainland of Southeast Asia. Its current flag was adopted in 1993.

Symbols on the Flag

  • Red: bravery
  • Blue: liberty and cooperation
  • Angkor Wat temple: integrity and heritage

Fast Facts

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Isabella Wang
Flags of the Week for Spring 2021

This spring, we wrote 13 Flag of the Week articles with countries from the Middle East, Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia!

 

Middle East: Israel, United Arab Emirates

Europe: Belarus, Ukraine, Monaco

Africa: Eswatini, Cameroon

South America: Peru, Guyana, Suriname

Asia: Vietnam

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Blog Author:
Rebecca Melaku
Georgia Flag

Georgia is located in southwest Asia where it is bordered by Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Turkey. Geographically, Georgia is a little smaller than South Carolina, USA. Tbilisi is Georgia's capital and largest city. Most of the population resides in the central valley where Tbilisi is located, as well as in Kutaisi and Batumi.

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Isabella Wang
Suriname Flag

This week we visit Suriname, a country on the northern coast of South America.

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Rebecca Melaku
Cameroon Flag

Located in West Africa, Cameroon is bordered by Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and Equatorial Guinea. In addition, Cameroon is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest. Yaoundé is the capital of Cameroon. Christianity and Islam are the major religions. Cameroon’s official languages are English and French, but with about 250 different groups tied to Cameroon, more than 270 languages and dialects are spoken. The Niger-Congo group alone has 169 languages.

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