Flag of Qatar (GIF)

The flag of Qatar (Arabic: علم قطر) has a visually distinctive design characterized by a maroon field on the right side and a wide white serrated band on the left. The symbolism in the flag is profound, with the white color representing peace and the maroon color representing the blood shed by Qatar's historic warriors in defense of their country. The nine serrated edges on the flag have a historical reference, symbolizing Qatar's accession as the ninth member of the "reconciled Emirates" in the Persian Gulf following the Qatari-British treaty of 1916. This flag is a powerful representation of Qatar's history, its commitment to peace, and its significance in the region's geopolitics. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 11:28, and the flag was adopted on September 3, 1971.

Adopted:July 9, 1971
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇶🇦

The emblem of Qatar is a symbolically rich design that encapsulates the nation's values and aspirations. It features an Arabian sailboat, representing the country's economic growth and stability, as Qatar has prospered through its maritime trade and commerce. The two date palm trees, a symbol of Arab dignity and generosity, highlight the nation's cultural heritage and traditional values. Additionally, two swords are depicted, signifying the commitment to safeguarding the country's lands and ensuring a secure homeland for its people. This emblem reflects Qatar's economic success, cultural identity, and dedication to ensuring a prosperous and secure future for its citizens.

The Qatar flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Qatar, officially known as the State of Qatar, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. Its capital is Doha, and its population is about 2.931 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Bahrain, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

The waving flag of Qatar with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Doha
Other major cities:Ar Rayyan,
Umm Salal Muhammad,
Al Wakrah,
Al Khawr
Official language:Arabic
Region:Western Asia
Ethnic groups:40% Arab,
18% Indian,
18% Pakistani,
10% Iranian,
14% Other
Religions:67.7% Islam,
13.8% Christianity,
13.8% Hinduism,
3.1% Buddhism,
0.7% Other religions,
0.9% No religion
Nationality name:Qatari
Area:11,581 km²
(4,471 sq mi)
Population:2.931 million (2021)
Country codes:QA, QAT (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.qa
Calling code:+974

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Qatar (Arabic: علم وشعار قطر), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Qatar
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Qatar

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