Flag of Kuwait (GIF)

The flag of Kuwait (Arabic: علم الكويت) is a distinctive design with rich symbolism. It consists of four horizontal bands of green, white, and red, with a black trapezoid on the left side. The black trapezoid represents the defeat of Kuwait's enemies, particularly during historical conflicts. The red color symbolizes the blood shed in defense of the nation, particularly in its fight for independence. White represents purity and peace, while green signifies the fertility of Kuwait's soil and the country's agricultural heritage. Together, these colors and elements in the flag convey Kuwait's history, resilience, and its commitment to peace and prosperity.

Adopted:September 7, 1961
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇰🇼

The emblem of Kuwait is a symbolically rich design that encapsulates the nation's identity and heritage. It prominently features a stylized golden falcon, a bird revered in Arab culture, symbolizing strength and nobility. Also, the falcon is a symbol of the Banu Quraysh lineage, to which the Islamic prophet Mohammed belongs. The falcon carries a shield on its chest, covered with the Kuwaiti flag, symbolizing national unity and pride. Within the emblem, a sailing ship is depicted, representing Kuwait's rich maritime tradition and history as a seafaring nation. The wings of the falcon gracefully encircle the ship, further emphasizing the importance of both land and sea in Kuwait's history and culture. This emblem is a powerful representation of Kuwait's heritage, resilience, and commitment to its traditions.

The Kuwait flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Kuwait, officially known as the State of Kuwait, is a country in Western Asia. Its capital is Kuwait City, and its population is about 4.329 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.

The waving flag of Kuwait with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital:Kuwait City
Other major cities:Al Ahmadi,
As Salimiyah,
Sabah as Salim
Official language:Arabic
Region:Western Asia
Ethnic groups:57.65% Arab,
40.42% Asian,
1.02% African,
0.39% European,
0.52% Other
Religions:74.36% Islam,
18.17% Christianity,
7.47% Other
Nationality name:Kuwaiti
Area:17,818 km²
(6,880 sq mi)
Population:4.329 million (2021)
Country codes:KW, KWT (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.kw
Calling code:+965

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Kuwait (Arabic: علم وشعار الكويت), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Kuwait
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Kuwait


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