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The national flag of Grenada was adopted in 1974 to replace the temporary design used since the islands became an Associated State of the United Kingdom, it has been the flag of Grenada since the country gained independence that year. The design by Anthony C. George, a native Grenadian from Soubise in Saint Andrew Parish, utilizes the colours of the Pan-Africanist movement, paying tribute to Ethiopia. The color yellow in Grenada's flag symbolizes the sun as well as the warmth and wisdom of Grenadians; the green represents the country's vegetation and agriculture; and the red stands for the harmony, unity, courage, and vitality of Grenada's people. The yellow stars represent the seven parishes of the country, which are the country's administrative divisions, while the yellow star on the red disc at the center signifies the capital, St. George's. The nutmeg signifies that Grenada is one of the world's largest producers of nutmeg, trailing only Indonesia.