Flag of Morocco (GIF)

The Moroccan flag consists of a red field with a green pentagram in the center. The red color represents hardiness, bravery, strength, and valor, while the green represents love, joy, wisdom, peace, and hope. The green color is also the color of Islam. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on November 17, 1915.

Its coat of arms shows a sun rising from the Atlas Mountains on a shield with a royal crown on it and supported by two lions from the sides. Below it is a quote from the Qur'an which means, "If you glorify God, he will glorify you".

The Morocco flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Morocco, officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country and a sovereign state in northwest Africa. Its capital is Rabat, and its population is about 35,740,000.

The waving flag of Morocco with its coat of arms (unofficial)

Capital:Rabat (pop. 578,000)
Other major cities:Casablanca (3,360,000)
Fez (1,112,000)
Tangier (948,000)
Marrakesh (929,000)
Salé (890,000)
Official languages:Arabic, Berber
Region:Northern Africa
Ethnic groups:99% Arab and Berber
1% Other
Religion:98.9% Islam
0.9% Christianity
0.2% Judaism
Area:710,850 km²
(274,460 sq mi)
Currency:Moroccan dirham

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Morocco (Arabic: علم و شعار المغرب; French: Drapeau et armoiries du Maroc), GIF

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