Flag of Mauritania (GIF)



The flag of Mauritania (Arabic: علم موريتانيا) consists of a green field with red stripes beneath and above it, and there is a yellow crescent and a star in the middle of the green field. The green color, the crescent, and the star symbolize Islam, and gold is for the sands of the Sahara desert. The red stripes represent the spilled blood in the struggle for freedom. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on April 1, 1959.

On its seal, a palm branch and a millet plant, which are among the important agricultural plants in the country, are in the foreground.

The Mauritania flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in northwest Africa. Its capital is Nouakchott, and its population is about 4.775 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Algeria, Cape Verde, Mali, and Senegal.

The waving flag of Mauritania with its seal (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Nouakchott
Other major city:Nouadhibou
Official language:Arabic
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:40% Haratin,
30% Arab-Berber,
30% Sub-Saharan
Religions:99.9% Islam,
0.1% Christianity
Nationality name:Mauritanian
Area:1,030,000 km²
(400,000 sq mi)
Population:4.775 million (2021)
Currency:Ouguiya
Country codes:MR, MRT (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.mr
Calling code:+222
Flag emoji code:🇲🇷


Keywords: Flag and seal of Mauritania (Arabic: علم وشعار موريتانيا; French: Drapeau et sceau de la Mauritanie), GIF

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