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The Turkish Flag comprises of a red background on which there is the motif of the
crescent moon and a star.

The star in the flag of Turkey is said to represent the Morning Star as mentioned in the Holy Koran. The white crescent and the star are symbols of Islam.

This motif is placed slightly on the left side of the red background in the Turkey Flag .

Official Name: Turkiye Cumhuriyeti

Capital: Ankara

Location: Includes the south eastern part of the Balkan peninsula and asia Minor. The Sea of Marmara and the Straits of Bosporus and Dardanellers.

Area: 780, 580 sq. km.

Official Languages: Turkish

National Flag: A white crescent and star on red.

National Anthem: Istiklal Marsi March of Independence (1921)

National symbol(s):star and crescent

National colors: red, white

National anthem:
name: "Istiklal Marsi" (Independence March)
lyrics/music: Mehmet Akif ERSOY/Zeki UNGOR

Fact about Turkey flag

Designed byNA
Design and ColorsA red field with a white star and crescent slightly right of center
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 29th, 2017

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