The flag of Equatorial Guinea is a horizontal tricolour featuring the colours (from the top of the flag to the bottom of the flag) green, white and red, with a blue triangle at the hoist of the flag. At the centre of the flag is the coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea. The flag's colours of green, white, red and blue are said to symbolise agricultural lands, peace, the fight for independence and the sea respectively.
The flag of Equatorial Guinea was officially adopted and first flown on 12 October 1968, the day the country gained its independence from Spain.
The flag's ratio is 2:3.