Newcastle City Council fly the Jamaican flag in celebration of the nation's 50 years of independence.
The celebration comes the day after Jamaica secured both first and second place in the Olympic 100m final.
Defending champion Usain Bolt won the show-piece event in a new Olympic record of 9.64 seconds with countryman and training partner Yohan Blake finishing second.
Cllr Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, said: “We were asked by the Jamaican high commissioner if we would fly the Jamaican flag for the day in honour of Jamaican Independence Day.
“I’m pleased we’ve put it up because it marks not just the small and significant Jamaican community we have here in Newcastle, but also it’s a symbol of how connected Newcastle is with the rest of the world.”
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