The Azerbaijan Flag

Azerbaijan Flag
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The Azerbaijan flag has proportions 1:2. It is a tricolor flag that consists of three horizontal bands of equal length. They are red, green, and blue. A crescent in white and a star (Rub El Hizb) are located in the center.

The Azerbaijan flag has a rich meaning. The eight points of the star stand for eight different Turkic tribes. The color red stands for progress. The color green stands for Islam. The color blue stands for the Turkic people.

It was officially adopted on February 5, 1991, but dates back to 1918. The Azerbaijan flag is also used as the state, war, naval, and civil ensign. The nation is located west of the Caspian Sea.

The largest city and capital in the country is Baku. The Azerbaijan flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “March of Azerbaijan”. There is no national motto. The currency used is called the Manat.

Some interesting facts about Azerbaijan:

religion: Islam 93.6%, Armenian Orthodoxy 2.1%, Russian Orthodoxy 2.3%, other religions 2.0%
languages: Azeri 90.5%, Russian 1.8%, Lezgi 2.0%, Armenian 1.5%, other/unspecified 4.3%
population: 8,177,823

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