Flag of Iran (GIF)


The flag of Iran is a tricolor flag made of green, white, and red horizontal bands with a red national emblem ("Allah", the name of God) centered on the white band. Also, a white Takbeer text (Allahu akbar: Allah, the God, is the greatest) is written in Kufic script, 11 times on green and red bands. The color green symbolizes growth, happiness, unity, nature, and vitality. The white color represents freedom, while the red color represents martyrs. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 4:7, and the flag was adopted in 1980.

The Iran flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Iran, also known as Persia or officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. Its capital is Tehran, and its population is about 82,278,000.

The waving flag of Iran with its emblem (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Tehran (pop. 8,694,000)
Other major cities:Mashhad (3,001,000)
Official languages:Persian
Region:Southern Asia
Ethnic groups:61% Persian
16% Azerbaijani
10% Kurdish
6% Lur
2% Turkmen and other Turkic tribes
2% Baloch
2% Arab
1% other
Religion:99.4% Muslim
0.16% Christian
0.01% Jewish
0.03% Zoroastrian
0.4% Other
Demonym:Iranian, Persian
Area:1,648,195 km² (636,372 sq mi)
Population:82,532,000
Currency:Rial


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Iran (Persian: پرچم و نشان ایران), GIF

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