The Afghanistan Flag

Afghanistan Flag
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The Afghanistan flag has proportions 2:3 and was officially adopted on January 4, 2004. It is a tricolor flag consisting of three vertical stripes of even length. The colors are green, black, and red. In the center is the emblem of the country, which features a mosque.

The Afghanistan flag has undergone many changes, more so than any other national flag of the world during the 20th century. The current version closely resembles versions of the banner that were used from 1928 to 1974. The previous version was green, black, and white.

The official title of the country is The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

The largest city and capital in the country is Kabul. The Afghanistan flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Milli Tharana”. The currency used is called Afghani.

Some interesting facts about Afghanistan:

religion: Sunni Islam 80.1%, Shi'a Islam 18.9%, others 1.0%
languages: Pashto 35.1%, Afghan Persian/Dari 49.9%, Turkic 11%, other languages
population: 32,738,401

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