The flag of Iraq has been in use since 1963, although the design has undergone many changes since then.
The first flag of Iraq was adopted in 1921, by the Kingdom of Iraq. It was inspired by the Flag of Arab Revolt. It changed in 1958 with the establishment of United Arab Republic.
In 2008 the parliament launched a flag contest. Several designs were proposed, and the present one got selected and adopted.
|Colors||Red, White, Black, Green|
|Adopted on||January 22, 2008|