The flag of Suriname includes five horizontal stripes of different widths. Two medium green stripes are placed at the top and at the bottom, charged with two narrow white stripes placed closer to the centre. The fifth stripe that occupies the middle area is the widest one and is colored red. On this stipe there is a large yellow star that symbolizes the unity of all Surinamese ethnic groups. The flag was adopted in 1975.
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