The Iran Flag

Iran Flag
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The Iran flag has 4:7. It consists of three horizontal stripes that are red, white, and green. There is writing on the border of the white band, which says “God is great”. It was officially adopted on July 29, 1980.

The Iran flag represents peace, courage, and vigor. There is a red symbol in the center which depicts four crescents and a sword. The color green symbolizes happiness. The color red symbolizes the blood of martyrs.

The sword is meant to represents a sovereign and powerful state. The emblem of the Iran flag resembles a tulip, which is meant to pay homage to young people who have died for the country. The nation is located between the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman.

The capital city and largest city of the country is Tehran. The Iran flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is titled “Sorud-e Melli-e Iran”. The currency is the Rial. The national motto is “Independence, freedom, Islamic Republic".

Some interesting facts about Iran:

religion: Islam 98.1% (Shi'a 89% and Sunni 9%), others (including Zoroastrian, Christianity, Judaism and Baha'i) 1.9%
languages: Persian 58.1%, Turkic 25.9%, Luri 1.8%, Kurdish 9.2%, Balochi 1.1%, Turkish 1.0%, Arabic 0.9%, others 2.0%
population: 65,875,306

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