The National Flag of Grenada represents the
distillation of a national effort to produce an emblem of a nation that
can stand for all time and which incorporates simplicity of form, a
pleasing visual quality and is symbolic of the confidence, hope and
aspirations of a courageous people accepting the challenge of nationhood.
The components of the Grenadian flag have the
Red represents the fervor of the
people, their courage and vitality - their burning aspiration to be
free. The red border indicates the dedication of the Grenadians to
preserve harmony and unity of spirit.
Gold / Yellow is the color wisdom,
the sunshine of the islands in the sun, and the warmth and
friendliness of the people of Grenada.
Green symbolizes the fertility of
the land, the lush vegetation and the islands' agriculture.
The Seven Gold Stars represent
the seven parishes and the hopes, aspirations and ideas upon which the
nation was founded.
The Nutmeg symbolizes the
island's reputation as the Isle of Spice. Grenada is the world's
second-largest producer of nutmeg, after Indonesia.
The Grenadian National Flag was designed by
Anthony George from Soubise, St. Andrew Parish.