Part VI Symbols of the Republic of AngolaArticle 161
The symbols of the Republic of Angola shall be the Flag, the Insignia and the National Anthem.Article 162
The National Flag shall consist of two colors in horizontal bands. The upper band shall be bright red and the lower one black and they shall represent:
- The blood shed by Angolans during colonial oppression, the national liberation struggle and the defense of the country. Black
- The African continent.
In the center there shall be a composition formed by a segment of a cog wheel, symbolizing the workers and industrial production, a machete, symbolizing the peasants, agricultural production and the armed struggle, and a star, symbolizing international solidarity and progress.
The cog wheel,
the machete and The star shall be yellow,
symbolizing the country's wealth.Article 163
The insignia of the Republic of Angola shall be formed by a segment of a cog wheel and sheaves of maize, coffee and cotton, representing respectively the workers and industrial production, the peasants and agricultural production. At the foot of the design, an open book shall represent education and culture, and the rising sun shall represent the new country. In the center shall be a machete and a hoe symbolizing work and the start of the armed struggle. At the top shall be a star symbolizing international solidarity and progress. In the lower part of the emblem shall be a golden band with the inscription 'Republic of Angola'.Article 164
The National Anthem shall be "ANGOLA AVANTE" (Forward Angola).