Flag of Sudan (GIF)


The Sudan flag is composed of three horizontal stripes: red, white, and black, with a green triangle on the left. The red stripe represents the sacrifices of the martyrs of the country. The color white represents peace, light, and optimism. Black represents Sudan; "Sudan" means black in Arabic. The color green represents Islam, agriculture, and the welfare of the land. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the current version of the flag was adopted on May 20, 1970.

Its emblem features a secretary bird associated with Arab nationalism, carrying the shield of Mohammed Ahmed, who ruled Sudan in the 19th century. Above it is an Arabic slogan meaning "Victory is ours" and below it is the Arabic name of the country: Rebuplic of the Sudan.

The Sudan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Sudan, officially known as the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa. Its capital is Khartoum, and its population is about 41,593,000.

The waving flag of Sudan with its emblem (unofficial)

The emblem of Sudan on a waving white flag

The waving vertical flag of Sudan (Animated GIF)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital:Khartoum (pop. 1,411,000)
Other major cities:Omdurman (1,850,000)
Khartoum North (1,012,000)
Nyala (493,000)
Official languages:Arabic, English
Region:Northern Africa
Ethnic groups:Sudanese Arab (about 70%)
Fur
Beja
Nuba
Fallata
Religion:97% Islam
1.5% African traditional religion
1.5% Christianity
Demonym:Sudanese
Area:1,886,068 km²
(728,215 sq mi)
Population:41,593,000
Currency:Sudanese pound


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Sudan (Arabic: علم وشعار السودان), GIF

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