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THE ST. KITTS AND NEVIS FLAG


ITS MEANING




The main colors of the flag are green, black, red, yellow and white. It displays two white stars on a black diagonal bar.  The stars stand for hope and liberty. Green is for fertility, red for the liberation struggle, black for the African heritage, and yellow for sunshine.

The flag was adopted 19th September 1983.


ST. KITTS AND NEVIS' COAT OF ARMS


ITS MEANING



At the center of the coat of arms is a shield. At the base of the shield is a lighter in full sail. Above the lighter are a red chevron and  two poinciana flowers. At the top of the shield is the head of a Carib, supported by the fleur-de-lis and a rose. These symbols represent the early inhabitants and the influences of the French and English. The national motto, "Country Above Self," is at the base of the coat of arms.


Adopted 16 February 1967

 



ST. KITTS AND NEVIS' NATIONAL ANTHEM



NOTES



Saint Kitts and Nevis


O Land of Beauty!


Our country where peace abounds,


Thy children stand free


On the strength of will and love.


With God in all our struggles,


Saint Kitts and Nevis be


A Nation bound together


With a common destiny.


As stalwarts we stand,


For justice and liberty,


With wisdom and truth


We will serve and honour thee.


No sword nor spear can conquer,


For God will sure defend.


His blessings shall for ever


To posterity extend.




 



ST KITTS AND NEVIS’ SYMBOLS OF NATIONHOOD