Last modified: 2012-10-02 by bruce berry
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The flag of Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, is light blue with the
municipal Coat of Arms in the center. The light blue
is the same colour as the national flag of Botswana. Both this flag and the national
one fly in front of the "CIVIC CENTER" in Gaborone's Business District (Central
Santiago Tazon, 10 May 2001
Image sent by Bruce Berry, 10 May 2001
Yes, the light blue flag with the badge (shown above) in the centre is indeed the municipal flag of Gaborone, capital of Botswana. I have seen it flying there too, and sent a letter to the municipality asking for more detail on the arms but never received a response.
The colour shade for the blue used on the national flag is being discussed
by the Cabinet. That has been a problem with standardisation and
so flags with various shades of blue (from different manufacturers) are
seen and the government wants to change this.
Bruce Berry, 10 May 2001