Our Malawi flags are made in the traditional 2:1 ratio used for National flags in the UK so this flag will match others of the same size if you are flying several flags together. We use a MOD grade Knitted Polyester which has been tested for its durability and suitability for production of flags.
Our flags are manufactured to the highest standards. We offer flags in a choice of two materials, Hand Made National Flags, and Digitally Printed National Flags
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|Design||A black-red-green horizontal tricolour with red rising sun and rays in the black stripe.|
The first flag flown in the area was the flag of the British Central Africa Protectorate when Malawi was under administration of the British Empire in 1893. The flag was a British blue ensign with emblem in the centre right.
The name was changed to the Nyasaland Protectorate in 1907 and the emblem was changed on the flag to a cheetah on a rock with a rising sun.
In 1953 Nyasaland joined with Rhodesia to become the self-governing British colony called The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The British blue ensign remained but the Coat of Arms changed; the cheetah was replaced with a red lion and the rock became a portion with black and white wavy lines.
Nyasaland gained independence in 1964 and a new flag and name was adopted. The flag of Malawi was a black-red-green horizontal tricolour with a red rising sun in the black band.
In 2010 the flag was modified, the colours were moved to red-black-green with a white sun in the black band. After a mass objection to the new flag the first flag of Malawi was reinstated in 2012.
The Coat of Arms of Malawi
The Coat of Arms of Malawi features a crest split into three portions. The top features wavy blue and white lines, the middle is the flag of the president and the bottom portion features a black field with a golden rising sun.
The shield is supported by a lion and a leopard that are standing on rock under which is a scroll stating “UNITY AND FREEDOM”.
Above the shield is a helmet, eagle and rising sun.
The Flag of the President of Malawi
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