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Flag of Azerbaijan

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The national flag of Azerbaijan consists of three equivalent horizontal stripes: blue, red, and green.
n the center of the red colored stripe of the Azerbaijan flag there is a white semi-circular moon or crescent and an eight-pointed star.

The eight points of the star denotes the eight branches of the Turkic people. The blue colored stripe stands for the Turks, where as, the green is for Islam and red stands for progress.

Official Name: Republic of Azerbaijan
Proportion: 1:2
Adopted on: November 9, 1918
Location: At the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, bounded by the Caspian Sea, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Iran
Capital City: Baku
Major Cities: Babek, Astara, Ordubad, Tartar
Area: 33,436 square miles
Population: 9,165,000
Currency: Manat (AZN)
Language: Azerbaijani
National Anthem: March of Azerbaijan

National symbol(s): flames of fire

National colors: blue, red, green

National anthem:
Name: "Azerbaijan Marsi" (March of Azerbaijan)
lyrics/music: Ahmed JAVAD/Uzeyir HAJIBEYOV

Facts about Azerbaijan flag

Designed byAli bey Huseynzade
AdoptedNov 9, 1918
Revision1920-1921, 1930s-1936, 1937-1940, 1940-1952, 1952-1991
Design and ColorsA horizontal tricolor of blue, red, and green, with a white crescent and an eight-pointed star centered on a red band
Size Ratio1:2

Last Updated On : August 24th, 2017

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