In the hoisting part of the flag there is a blue rectangle. In the middle portion of the rectangle there is a yellow crescent and a yellow star with fourteen points.
The fourteen bands represent the federal government and a group of thirteen states and the yellow star symbolizes their unity.
The yellow crescent symbolizes Islam religion of Malaysia. The yellow color also is the royal color of the rulers in Malaysia . The name of the Malaysian flag is Jalur Gemilang meaning, stripes of glory.
|Official Name:||Persekutuan Tanah Malaysia|
|Location:||West Malaysia consists of the Malay Peninsula and the island of penang in the Indian Ocean; East Malaysia includes sabah and Sarawak on northern Borneo, Malaysia includes Sabah and Sarawak on northern Borneo Malaysia has land borders with Thailand Indonesia and Brunei.|
|Area:||3,29,750 Sq. km.|
|National Flag:||14 horizontal stripes of red and white with a blue quarter bearing a crescent and a star of point all in yellow.|
|National symbol(s):||tiger, hibiscus|
|National colors:||red, white, blue, yellow|
|Name:||“Negaraku” (My Country)|
|Lyrics/Music:||collective, led by Tunku ABDUL RAHMAN/Pierre Jean DE BERANGER|
Fact about Malaysia flag
|Designed by||Mohamed Hamzah|
|Adopted||26 May 1950 (original 11-point star and 11 stripes), 16 September 1963 (current 14-point star and 14 stripes)|
|Design and Colors||Fourteen horizontal stripes alternating red and white; in the canton, a yellow crescent and 14-point star on a blue field|