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Iran Flag Iran Flag

Iran Flag

Iran Flag

Islamic Republic of Iran, Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran
1,648,000 km²
Persian and Persian dialects 58%, Turkic and Turkic dialects 26%, Kurdish 9%, Luri 2%, Balochi 1%, Arabic 1%, Turkish 1%, other 2%
4:7 (height x width)


Meaning and origin of the Iran-Flag:

The Flag of Iran is in its current form since the 29th July 1980 valid and reflects the changes that Iran went through since the Islamic Revolution. The flag consists of three equal horizontal stripes: green top, white in the middle and red below. Green symbolizes Islam, know peace and friendship and courage and red blood shed in the war. The colors have a long tradition in Persia, the 18th at least until the Can be traced back centuries. Tricolor as they find themselves for the first time on the national flag of 1906. At its center is the emblem of Iran. It has a diameter which corresponds to one-seventh the length flag. In addition, the green and red stripes around 22 (2 11) Kufic inscriptions of Allahu Akbar were (German: God is greatest) supplemented. This is a reference to the commencement of the Islamic Revolution on 22 Day of the 11th Month in the Iranian calendar (11 February 1979).

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