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Tunisia Flag
Tunisia Flag
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Tunisia Flag

Tunisia Flag

Tunisian Republic (Al Jumhuriyah at Tunisiyah, République Tunisienne)
Tunis
164,150 km²
9,974,722
Arabic (official and one of the languages of commerce), French
Africa
2:3 (height x width)

 


Meaning and origin of the Tunisia-Flag:

The flag of Tunisia was first introduced in 1835 by the Tunisian Bey Hassan I.. She was in a similar manner at the same time the flag of the Ottoman province Tunus. Since then defeated the flag only slight modifications.

Meaning of the Flag of Tunisia

The crescent and the star are symbols of Islam and are also considered auspicious sign. Both symbols are a reference to Tunisia's past as part of the Ottoman Empire.

The color red was a symbol of dynastic legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire. After the country's independence from France, the flag was adopted as the national flag.



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