Flag of Suriname
|Design||Five horizontal bands of green, white, red, white, and green. There is a large, yellow, five-pointed star centered in the red band. |
The flag was adopted on November 25, 1975, upon the independence of Suriname. 
The star represents the unity of all ethnic groups, the red stripe stands for progress and love, the green for hope and fertility, and the white bands for peace and justice.