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Tunisia Flag


The flag of Tunisia was officially adopted in 1835 to represent this African country. The Tunisia flag was first introduced by Hassan II who was the Bey of Tunisia.
Tunisia Flag

Flag of Tunisia


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The Tunisia flag has a bright red background with a white disk in the center which holds a crescent and a star. The red color is symbolic of Islam.
The crescent and the star in the flag of Tunisia is a popular motif of the Islamic world. This motif is considered to be a symbol of good luck.

The crescent and star is also symbolic of the connection between Tunisia and the Ottoman Empire.

Official Name: Jumhuriya at Tunisiya

Capital: Tunis

Location: In northern Africa on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The country is bordered by Libya to the southeast and Algeria to the west.

Area: 163, 610 Sq. km.

Official Languages: Arabic

National Flag: Red background containing a red five pointed star surrounded by a red crescent on a white circle.

National Anthem: Himat AL Hima Defenders of the Homeland (1987)

Fact about Tunisia flag


CountryTunisia
Designed byNA
Adopted1831
RevisionNA
Design and ColorsA red field with a centered white sun-disc containing a red five-pointed star surrounded by a red crescent
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated on : February 12, 2016




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