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South Africa Flag Color Codes with HEX, RGB, CMYK & Pantone

  • Red: #E03C31
  • White: #FFFFFF
  • Green: #007749
  • Blue: #001489
  • Yellow: #FFB81C
  • Black: #000000

What are the colors of South African flag?

The South African flag has 6 primary colors, which are red, white, green, blue, yellow and black. The table below has the common and popular codes of these colors in HEX, RGB and CMYK formats along with Pantone (PMS), RAL and NCS (Natural Color System). Please note that HEX and RGB codes are to be used for digital works and web pages (including HTML and CSS) while the CMYK values are for printers.

Color Names & Codes of the South African Flag

Red - E03C31

Red Color Codes

Hex E03C31
RGB 224, 60, 49
CMYK 0, 88, 85, 0
Pantone 179
RAL 3028
White - FFFFFF

White Color Codes

RGB 255, 255, 255
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 0
Pantone N. A.
Green - 007749

Green Color Codes

Hex 007749
RGB 0, 119, 73
CMYK 100, 0, 85, 29
Pantone 3415
RAL 6016
Blue - 001489

Blue Color Codes

Hex 001489
RGB 0, 20, 137
CMYK 100, 87, 0, 20
Pantone Reflex Blue
RAL 5002
Yellow - FFB81C

Yellow Color Codes

Hex FFB81C
RGB 255, 184, 28
CMYK 0, 25, 94, 0
Pantone 1235
RAL 2007
Black - 000000

Black Color Codes

Hex 000000
RGB 0, 0, 0
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 100
Pantone Black
RAL 9005

What is the meaning of colors in the South Africa flag?

Red, white, green, blue, yellow and black, the six colors in the South African flag, stand for blood, white south africans, farms and natural environment , sky and the two oceans that surround the country, natural resources particularly gold and black south africans, respectively. Also, specially in case of state flags, the meaning associated with the colors are generally endorsed by an official charter. However, at times the symbolism is simply understood by being descended from the culture of the land or has seeped so deeply into customs that, now, the two are inextricably linked. Please also note that there can be more than one meaning for the colors in the South Africa flag.

South Africa Flag Image with Color Palette

South Africa Flag Color Palette

Download the South African flag Color Palette image along with the color hex codes as a single image. These are the suggested colors to be used for digital media. For print and spot color values, please refer to the information above. The Pantone® (PMS) values and RAL.

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