Flag of Saudi Arabia (GIF)

The flag of Saudi Arabia (Arabic: علم المملكة العربية السعودية) is a green flag with a white Arabic inscription and a sword. The Arabic inscription is the Islamic creed, or shahada, which means "There is no god except Allah; Muhammad is the messenger of God." The green of the flag represents Islam, and the sword symbolizes rigidity in the provision of justice. Also, the green color symbolizes hope, peace, and the lushness of Saudi Arabia's oases amidst the desert, while the Shahada reflects the central tenet of Islamic belief. This flag design is deeply symbolic, representing both the Islamic faith and the country's historical and religious significance as the birthplace of Islam and home to its two holiest cities, Mecca and Medina. The Saudi Arabian flag is a profound representation of the nation's religious identity and its commitment to Islam.

Adopted:March 11, 1937 (original),
March 15, 1973 (current version)
Designed by:Hafiz Wahba
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇸🇦

The emblem of Saudi Arabia features a date palm tree with two crossed swords beneath it. The date palm tree, a symbol of vitality and growth, represents the nation's agricultural heritage and its significance in the desert environment. The two crossed swords are a symbol of the military's strength and readiness to defend the country. Also, they represent the Kingdom of Hejaz and the Sultanate of Najd and its dependents, which united under Ibn Saud in 1926. In addition, swords signify the protection of the palm tree, which symbolizes the people of the kingdom and the entire existence of the kingdom. This emblem is a profound representation of Saudi Arabia's Islamic faith, its historical roots, and its commitment to protecting its religious and cultural heritage.

The Saudi Arabia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia that forms a large part of the Arabian Peninsula. Its capital is Riyadh, and its population is about 35.34 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Bahrain, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

The waving flag of Saudi Arabia with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Riyadh
Other major cities:Mecca,
Official language:Arabic
Region:Western Asia
Ethnic groups:60.7% Saudi Arab,
9.7% Syrian,
7.8% Indian,
6.7% African-Asian Ancestry,
4.6% Pakistani,
4.6% Filipino,
4.0% Bangladeshi,
2.7% Egyptian,
2.4% Yemeni
Religions:99.3% Islam,
0.7% Others
Nationality name:Saudi Arabian
Area:2,149,690 km²
(830,000 sq mi)
Population:35.34 million (2021)
Country codes:SA, SAU (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.sa
Calling code:+966

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Saudi Arabia (Arabic: علم وشعار السعودية), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Saudi_Arabia
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Saudi_Arabia


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