Flag of Azerbaijan (GIF)

The flag of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan bayrağı) is a symbolically rich design, featuring three equal horizontal stripes of light blue, red, and green, with a centered white crescent and an eight-pointed star in the red stripe. The light blue stripe symbolizes Azerbaijan's Turkic heritage, emphasizing its cultural ties with Turkic peoples. The red stripe represents progress and the determination of the Azerbaijani people to build a better future. The green stripe reflects the country's connection to Islam and its lush landscapes. The white crescent and eight-pointed star are traditional symbols of Islam, signifying the predominant religion in the country. Additionally, the eight points of the star represent the eight Turkic ethnic groups of Azerbaijan, highlighting the nation's multicultural identity. This flag beautifully encapsulates Azerbaijan's historical heritage, aspirations for progress, religious affiliation, and cultural diversity, making it a powerful symbol of the nation's identity and values.

Adopted:November 9, 1918
(re-adopted on February 5, 1991)
Designed by:Ali bey Huseynzade
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇦🇿

The national emblem of Azerbaijan on a waving white flag
The national emblem of Azerbaijan has a symbolically rich and intricate design. At its center, there is a flame-shaped Arabic inscription of "Allah (الله)," symbolizing the nation's Islamic heritage as well as its rich oil and gas resources, which have played a significant role in the country's development. Surrounding the emblem from below are a wheat ear, representing abundance and prosperity, and an oak branch, symbolizing strength and endurance. These elements collectively capture Azerbaijan's cultural and economic strengths, as well as its religious identity. The emblem is a powerful symbol of the nation's values, heritage, and aspirations for a bright and prosperous future.

The Azerbaijan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a country at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and West Asia in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Its capital is Baku, and its population is about 10.15 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey, and Turkmenistan.

The waving flag of Azerbaijan with its emblem (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Baku
Other major cities:Sumqayıt,
Official language:Azerbaijani
Region:Western Asia
Ethnic groups:91.60% Azerbaijani,
2.02% Lezgin,
1.35% Armenian,
1.34% Russian,
1.26% Talysh,
2.43% others
Religions:97.4% Islam,
1.1% Christianity,
1.0% None,
0.5% Others
Nationality name:Azerbaijani
Area:86,600 km²
(33,400 sq mi)
Population:10.15 million (2021)
Country codes:AZ, AZE (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.az
Calling code:+994

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan bayrağı və gerbi; Turkish: Azerbaycan bayrağı ve amblemi), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Azerbaijan
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_emblem_of_Azerbaijan

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