|Cyprus Flag Colors||
Meaning of Cyprus flag colors
The Cyprus flag was designed by İsmet Güney, an art teacher. It came into use in 1960 when Cyprus got independent. The three colors specify: Green: The crossed palm tree branches express hope for a more peaceful future between Turks and Greeks. Yellow: This color portrays the mineral resources of Cyprus, especially copper. The map of Cyprus. White: Hope for peace and purity in country.
|Flag Adoption Date||August 16, 1960|