The Jordan flag has the ratio 1:2 and is based on the flag of the Arab Revolt. It has four colors: green, red, white, and black. There are three bars of equal length (black, white, and green). On the left side, there is a red triangle. Inside of this red triangle, a white star is located.
The Jordan flag has a meaning. The three horizontal stripes stand for the Abbasid, Fatimid, Umayyad and Caliphates. The triangle represents the Hashemite dynasty. The seven-pointed star represents the first seven verses of the first surah in the Quran. It also represents the unity of Arabs. Others believe it stands for the seven hills on which Amman is built.
The star distinguishes the banner from that of Palestine. The Jordan flag is part of a nation that borders Syria, Iraq, and Israel. It is considered to be a constitutional monarchy.
The capital city and largest city of the country is Amman. The Jordan flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is titled “Long live the King”. The currency is the Jordanian Dinar.
Some interesting facts about Jordan:
religion: Sunni Islam 92.1%, Christianity 6.0% others 1.9%
languages: Arabic, English
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