Flag of Bangsamoro (GIF)



The flag of Bangsamoro (Maori: Bandila [watawat] ng Bangsamoro; Arabic: علم بانجسامورو) consists of three horizontal stripes: green, white, and red. There is a yellow seven-pointed star surrounded by a yellow crescent centered on the white stripe, while there is a white sword centered on the red stripe. Green represents the majority Muslim population in the region; white represents purity; and red represents the Bangsamoro struggle. The crescent represents the principles that guided the Bangsamoro in their struggle for self-determination, and the seven points of the star represent the local governments of the region. Also, the golden yellow symbolizes a "bright future" for the region. Finally, the sword expresses the region's protection and resistance against "tyranny, oppression, and injustice." The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 6:11, and the flag was adopted on August 28, 2019.

Bangsamoro is an autonomous region located in the southern Philippines. Its capital is Cotabato City, and its population is about 4.404 million (2020).

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