The Bahrain Flag

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The Bahrain flag is red and white. It has the ratio 3:5. The left side is white, whereas the larger right side is red. The edges are serrated by five triangles, which stand for the five pillars of Islam.

The Bahrain flag has the color red, which is a traditional color of the Gulf States. The banner was originally all red. However, in 1820, when a truce was reached with Great Britain, the white stripe was added to represent this truce.

The banner originally had 28 serrated edges, but this number was reduced to 8 serrated edges in 1972. Again in 2002, the number of edges on the Bahrain flag was reduced to five. The nation is an island in the Persian Gulf.

The largest city and capital in the country is Manama. The Bahrain flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Our Bahrain”.

Some interesting facts about Bahrain:

religion: Islam 81.3%, Christianity 9%, others 9.7%
languages: Arabic, English, Urdu, Farsi
population: 718,315

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