Banner o Burundi
The naitional banner o Burundi wis adoptit on Mairch 28, 1967. It consists o a white saltire which divides the field intae alternatin reid an green auries. The centre o the saltire merges intae a white disk, on which thare are three reid solit sax-pointit stars ootlined in green. The ratio o the banner wis 2:3 till September 27, 1982.
The green colour seembolizes howp, the white seembolises peace, an reid those who fell in the struggle for unthirldom. The three starns staund for the three major ethnic groups o Burundi: the Hutu, the Twa an the Tutsi. The three stars an aa staund for the three elements o the naitional motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès ("Unity, Wirk, Progress"), which can be seen on the Coat o airms o Burundi.
Banner frae Julie 1, 1962 tae November 28, 1966. Contained a drum in the centre as a seembol o ryal authority.
- Guide to the Flags of the World by Mauro Talocci, revised and updated by Whitney Smith (ISBN 0-688-01141-1), p. 153.