Flag of Umm al-Quwain (GIF)



The flag of Umm al-Quwain (Arabic: علم أم القيوين) consists of a white band similar to the flags of Ajman and Dubai on the left, on a red background, and a large white star and crescent in the center. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 1:2. The star and the crescent are symbols of Islam and represent loyalty to the Islamic world. In addition, the red banner represents devotion to the prophet of Islam, Muhammad.

Umm al-Quwain is the least populous emirate of the seven sovereign emirates in the United Arab Emirates, located in the north of the country. Its capital is Umm al-Quwain; its population is approximately 44,411 (2020); and its area is 755 km².

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