What does Germany’s flag symbolize?

What are the three colors of the German flag?

According to Article 22 of the German Basic Law, the colours of the flag of the Federal Republic of Germany are black, red and gold.

What was the German flag before ww2?

Nazi Germany (1933–1945)

Between 1933 and 1935, it was used as the national flag (Nationalflagge) and merchant flag (Handelsflagge) – interchangeably with the black-white-red horizontal tricolour last used (up to 1918) by the German Empire.

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