Flag of Algeria (GIF)

The flag of Algeria (Arabic: علم الجزائر; Berber languages: Akenyal en Dzayer) is a bold and simple design consisting of two equal vertical bands, green on the hoist side and white on the fly side, with a red star and crescent in the center. The green color represents Islam, as well as the lushness and vitality of Algeria's landscapes. The white color symbolizes peace and purity. The red star and crescent are common Islamic symbols, representing both the faith of the country's majority population and the sacrifices made during its struggle for independence from colonial rule. The flag's overall design and symbolism embody Algeria's Islamic heritage, its quest for peace and freedom, and its cultural identity.

Adopted:July 3, 1962
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇩🇿

The emblem of Algeria is a rich and multifaceted design, symbolizing various aspects of the nation's identity. It features a round emblem, encircled by the Arabic name of the country, and showcases a sun rising from behind the majestic Atlas Mountains. The Hand of Fatima, a significant symbol in the region, is prominently displayed. Additionally, the emblem includes wheat ears representing Algeria's agriculture, a factory building symbolizing its industry, and the red crescent and star, which are common Islamic symbols, representing the country's predominant faith. This emblem beautifully encapsulates Algeria's natural beauty, its economic aspirations, its religious heritage, and its commitment to national progress and identity.

The Algeria flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital is Algiers, and its population is about 44.62 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Italy, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Spain, and Tunisia.

The waving flag of Algeria with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Algiers
Other major cities:Oran,
Official languages:Arabic, Berber
Region:Northern Africa
Ethnic groups:99% Arab-Berber,
1% Others
Nationality name:Algerian
Area:2,381,741 km²
(919,595 sq mi)
Population:44.62 million (2021)
Country codes:DZ, DZA (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.dz
Calling code:+213

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Algeria (Arabic: علم وشعار الجزائر), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Algeria
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem_of_Algeria

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