Flag of Kyrgyzstan (GIF)

The flag of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz: Кыргызстандын туусу; Russian: Флаг Киргизии) is a red field featuring a yellow sun with 40 rays in the center. The crossed triple laths above the sun symbolize the Kyrgyz yurt, a traditional nomadic tent. The red color represents valor and bravery, embodying the spirit and resilience of the Kyrgyz people. It also alludes to the purported emblem hoisted by Manas, the national hero of Kyrgyzstan. The golden sun with 40 rays symbolizes a new day in the country, representing progress, peace, prosperity, and a bright future, while each ray signifies one of the 40 traditional tribes united by Manas to fight against the Mongols. The depiction of the yurt represents the country's nomadic heritage and underscores the importance of tradition and community in Kyrgyz culture. Collectively, the flag of Kyrgyzstan conveys the nation's rich history, cultural identity, and its commitment to progress and unity.

Adopted:March 3, 1992
December 26, 2023 (current version)
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇰🇬

The emblem of Kyrgyzstan is a vivid representation of the nation's identity, values, and natural beauty. At its center, the silver falcon (Ak Shumkar) symbolizes purity of thought and the defense of the nation's lands behind it, the Issyk-Kul and the majestic peaks of the Ala-Too mountains. The golden sun rising behind the mountains, reminiscent of the sun with 40 rays on the national flag, signifies the promise of a new day and a prosperous future. The blue color surrounding the emblem reflects courage and generosity, embodying the resilience and magnanimity of the Kyrgyz people. Surrounding the central elements are cotton bolls and ears of wheat, representative of the country's flourishing agricultural sector. The inscriptions "Кыргыз" (Kyrgyz) at the top and "Республикасы" (Republic) at the bottom further solidify the nation's identity and democratic ideals. Collectively, the emblem of Kyrgyzstan encapsulates the nation's rich cultural heritage, natural splendor, and its enduring spirit of resilience and progress.

The Kyrgyzstan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic and also known as Kirghizia, is a sovereign state and a landlocked country in Central Asia. Its capital is Bishkek, and its population is about 6.694 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

The waving flag of Kyrgyzstan with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Bishkek
Other major cities:Osh,
Official languages:Kyrgyz, Russian
Region:Central Asia
Ethnic groups:73.5% Kyrgyz,
14.7% Uzbek,
5.5% Russian,
1.1% Dungan,
5.2% Other
Religions:82.7% Islam,
16.0% Christianity,
1.3% others
Nationality name:Kyrgyz
Area:199,951 km²
(77,202 sq mi)
Population:6.694 million (2021)
Country codes:KG, KGZ (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.kg
Calling code:+996

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz: Кыргызстандын желеги жана герби; Russian: Флаг и герб Кыргызстана), GIF (Russian: гиф)

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Kyrgyzstan
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Kyrgyzstan


Dunno when the flag colours changed on Wikipedia but they're now using a brighter palette
January 25, 2023 at 12:04 PM
Looking at the flag change history on Wikipedia it's a very unstable, frequent and imprecise change. And there is no official source. I guess it would be better to wait a bit.
January 25, 2023 at 5:01 PM
Also, I think this color is more beautiful unless there is any official source that states otherwise.
January 25, 2023 at 5:03 PM
Kyrgyzstan changed its flag on December 26, 2023
January 6, 2024 at 1:57 AM
Ok. Since the change is still new, many changes can be made. I will wait a bit and update soon.
January 6, 2024 at 9:25 PM
Updated to new flag with pantone colors
January 10, 2024 at 5:24 PM

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