The flag of Mauritania is a green field with a crescent moon and a star at the center.
Green is a traditional representation of Islam showing that the nation is the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The star and crescent have been used to represent the Ottoman Empire and later its successor states, and began to be used as symbols of Islam during the 1950s or 1960s.
History of the Flag of Mauritania
The flag of Mauritania was introduced by Moktar Ould Daddah, and outlined in the constitution of March 1959. The flag was officially adopted on April 1, 1959
Last Updated On : January 04, 2013