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Flag of Comoros

The crescent, stars and the green color are the traditional symbols of Islam.
The national flag of Comoros consists of four horizontal stripes: the top stripe is yellow followed by white, red, and blue, which is at the bottom of the flag. On the left side of the Comoros flag is a green horizontal triangle that consists of a white crescent with four, five-pointed stars lined up vertically.
The crescent, stars, and the green color represent Islam which is the dominant religion of Comoros. The four colors: yellow, white, red, and blue symbolize the four islands of the nation: Moheli, Mayotte, Anjouan, and Grand Comore. The four stars on the flag also represent these islands.

The flag was designed in 2001 but got the official approval only on January 7, 2002.

Official Name: Union of the Comoros

Flag Proportion: 3:5

Adopted on: January 7, 2002

Location: Located in the Indian Ocean, to the east of Africa, and to the north of the Mozambique Channel

Capital City: Moroni

Major Cities: Bambao, Pomoni, Bandaressalam, Mohoro

Area: 863 square miles

Population: 798,000

Currency: Comorian Franc (KMF)

Official Languages: Comorian, Arabic, and French

National Anthem: The Unity of the Great Islands

National symbol(s):four stars and crescent;

National colors: green, white

National anthem:
name: "Udzima wa ya Masiwa" (The Union of the Great Islands)
lyrics/music: Said Hachim SIDI ABDEREMANE/Said Hachim SIDI ABDEREMANE and Kamildine ABDALLAH

Fact about Comoros flag

Designed byNA
AdoptedJanuary 7, 2002
Revision1975, 1976, 1978, 1992, 1996, 2002
Design and ColorsFour horizontal stripes of yellow, white, red and blue (from top to bottom); with a green chevron based on the hoist side charged with a white crescent and four five-pointed stars
Size Ratio3:5

Last Updated On : August 25th, 2017