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|
|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.|
|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)|
|National symbol(s):||encircled red star and crescent|
|National colors:||red, white|
|Name:||“Humat Al Hima” (Defenders of the Homeland)|
|Lyrics/Music:||Mustafa Sadik AL-RAFII and Aboul-Qacem ECHEBBI/Mohamad Abdel WAHAB|
Fact about Tunisia flag
|Design and Colors||A red field with a centered white sun-disc containing a red five-pointed star surrounded by a red crescent|