The Republic of Equatorial Guinea
1,221,490 (estimate 2016)
H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
28,051 square km (10,830 square miles)
1º 30′ 49
Spanish, French and Portuguese
62.3 years (men), 64.58 years (women)
CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine)
Petroleum, timber, cocoa
$17.21 billion (2012)
US $25,929 (2012)
Unity, Peace and Justice
$ 27.611 billion (estimate 2018)
$ 31,931 (estimate 2018)
The flag of Equatorial Guinea was accepted during the month of October 12, 1968. The shield was modified during Macías presidency in 1973 and restored when Teodoro Obiang Nguema became President of the country in 1979.
The colour blue denotes the sea while the green symbolises the rich country farmlands and the red signifies Equatorial Guinea’s independence.
There is a silk cotton tree (Bombax) that lies in the centre position of the silver shield is known as ceiba.
The flag carries the message of national motto, which is “Unity, Peace and Justice.
“Let Us Tread the Path of our Immense Happiness” is the national anthem of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea since its independence from Spain in 1968. It was written by Atanasio Ndongo Miyone. The music was composed by Ramiro Sánchez López.
After two centuries of being subjected Under colonial rule, In fraternal union, without discrimination, We will sing in Freedom! Let us shout free Guinea, And defend our freedom.
Sing always free Guinea, And always maintain our unity Let us shout free Guinea, And defend our freedom
Sing always free Guinea, And always preserve national independence And we preserve and conserve National independence