Flag of Turkmenistan (GIF)

The national flag of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň baýdagy) is a distinctive and meaningful emblem with a unique design. It features a green field with a red rug pattern on the left side and a white crescent and five stars in the upper right corner of the rug. The rug pattern symbolizes Turkmenistan's renowned carpet industry, while the five motifs within it represent the five great Turkmen tribes. The green color represents the country's rich pastures and agricultural significance, while the red stripe symbolizes the historical link to the Turkish people and their bravery. The crescent and also green color signifies Islam and the nation's aspiration for a prosperous future, while the stars represent Turkmenistan's five administrative regions. This flag beautifully encapsulates the country's cultural heritage, its Islamic faith, and its unity and progress, making it a powerful symbol of Turkmenistan's identity and aspirations.

Adopted:February 19, 1992 (original version),
January 24, 2001 (current version)
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇹🇲

The emblem of Turkmenistan on a waving white flag
The emblem of Turkmenistan is a symbol-rich and intricately designed emblem. At its core, it features an octagonal structure known as the Rub al-Hizb, a significant symbol in Islam. In the center, an Akhal-Teke horse, a source of pride for the Turkmen people, takes prominence. Surrounding the horse, a red rug pattern, symbolizing the unity of the five Turkmen tribes, as in the flag, is enclosed by ears of wheat, signifying Turkmenistan's claim to being the origin of white wheat. Together, these elements beautifully encapsulate Turkmenistan's religious, cultural, agricultural, and historical significance, making the emblem a powerful representation of the country's identity and traditions.

The Turkmenistan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Turkmenistan, officially known as the Republic of Turkmenistan, is a country in Central Asia. Its capital is Ashgabat, and its population is about 6.118 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.

The waving flag of Turkmenistan with its emblem (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of Turkmenistan (Animated GIF)
Capital and largest city:Ashgabat
Other major cities:Türkmenabat,
Official language:Turkmen
Region:Central Asia
Ethnic groups:78.5% Turkmen,
9.4% Uzbek,
3.2% Russian,
2.7% Kazakh,
6.2% others
Religions:93.7% Islam,
6.1% Christianity,
0.2% others
Nationality name:Turkmen
Area:491,210 km² (189,660 sq mi)
Population:6.118 million (2021)
Country codes:TM, TKM (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.tm
Calling code:+993

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň baýdagy we gerbi; Turkish: Türkmenistan Bayrağı ve Amblemi; Russian: Флаг и герб Туркменистана), GIF (Russian: гиф)

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Turkmenistan
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Turkmenistan

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