Flag of Yemen (GIF)

The flag of Yemen (Arabic: علم اليمن) features three horizontal stripes of equal width, from top to bottom: red, white, and black. The red stripe represents the bloodshed and sacrifices in the country's struggle for independence. The white stripe symbolizes a bright future, peace, and unity, while the black stripe represents the dark days of the past and the country's troubles. These three colors have historical significance, as they were also used in various Yemeni flags throughout the nation's history. This flag design reflects Yemen's rich cultural heritage, its historical journey to independence, and its enduring commitment to peace and progress.

Adopted:May 22, 1990
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇾🇪

The coat of arms or emblem of Yemen on a waving white flag
The emblem of Yemen is a symbolic representation of the nation's identity and history. At its center is a powerful golden eagle of Saladin, with a scroll bearing the country's name in Arabic, "الجمهورية اليمنية" (The Yemeni Republic), in its claws. The eagle's chest displays a shield depicting a coffee plant and the Marib Dam, with seven blue wavy stripes below, representing the historical and cultural significance of agriculture and water resources in Yemen. The flagstaffs on either side of the eagle hold the national flag of Yemen, underscoring the country's unity and sovereignty. This emblem encapsulates Yemen's rich heritage, its historical legacy, and its enduring spirit of resilience and pride.

The Yemen flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. Its capital is Sana'a (de jure) and its population is about 30.49 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Djibouti, Eritrea, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Somalia.

The waving flag of Yemen with its coat of arms or its emblem (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of Yemen (Animated GIF)
Other major cities:Al Hudaydah,
Official language:Arabic
Region:Western Asia
Ethnic groups:92.8% Arab,
3.7% Somalis,
1.1% Afro-Arab,
1% Indo-Pakistani,
1.4% Other
Religions:56% Sunni Islam,
43.51% Shia Islam,
0.03% Salafism,
0.01% Other religion
Nationality name:Yemeni, Yemenite
Area:527,968 km²
(203,850 sq mi)
Population:30.49 million (2021)
Country codes:YE, YEM (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ye
Calling code:+967

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Yemen (Arabic: علم وشعار اليمن), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Yemen
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Yemen

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