Flag of Syria (GIF)

The flag of Syria (Arabic: علم سوريا) is a tricolor consisting of three horizontal stripes—red on top, white in the middle, and black at the bottom. It also features two green stars positioned on the white stripe. The red stripe represents the Hashemite dynasty and the sacrifices made in the pursuit of freedom. The white stripe symbolizes the Umayyad dynasty and represents a hopeful and peaceful future. The black stripe is associated with the Abbasid dynasty and signifies a strong and unwavering rule. The two green stars represent Syria and Egypt, reflecting a historical unity between these nations. This flag is rooted in the Arab Liberation Flag, and its colors are linked to significant Arab dynasties.

Adopted:February 22, 1958,
September 28, 1961 (abandoned),
March 30, 1980 (re-adopted)
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇸🇾

The coat of arms of Syria on a waving white flag
The coat of arms of Syria consists of the golden Hawk of Quraish supporting a shield displaying the national flag of Syria in a vertical arrangement. Below the hawk and shield is a green ribbon containing the words "Syrian Arab Republic" in Arabic (الجمهورية العربية السورية). The hawk, a symbol associated with the Quraish tribe, represents the nation's Arab identity and the strength of its people. The shield reflects the country's flag, emphasizing the unity and patriotism of the Syrian population.

The Syrian flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Syria, officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in West Asia. Its capital is Damascus, and its population is about 18.28 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Cyprus, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, North Cyprus, and Turkey.

The waving flag of Syria with its coat of arms (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of Syria (Animated GIF)
Capital and largest city:Damascus
Other major cities:Aleppo,
Official language:Arabic
Region:Western Asia
Ethnic groups:74.0% Arabs,
9.5% Kurdish/Yazidi,
4.5% Turkmen,
3.5% Assyrian,
1.5% Circassian,
1.0% Armenian,
6.0% Other Groups
Religions:85% Islam,
11% Christianity,
4% Druzism
Nationality name:Syrian
Area:185,180 km²
(71,500 sq mi)
Population:18.28 million (2021)
Country codes:SY, SYR (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.sy
Calling code:+963

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Syria (Arabic: علم وشعار سوريا), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Syria
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Syria

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