The Oman flag is made up of three horizontal bars of even length. They are red, white, and green. A vertical red bar is placed on the left side. The national emblem is located in the top left corner.
The Oman flag has the ratio 1:2. The white represents prosperity and peace. The green symbolizes mountains and fertility. The red stands for defense against invasion.
When the nation was formerly called the Sultanate of Muscat, the banner was all red. The Oman flag is part of a country that is located on the Arabian Peninsula. The nation gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1970. The Portuguese were expelled much earlier, in 1651.
The largest city and capital in the country is Muscat. The Oman flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani”. No national motto exists. The currency is called the Rial.
Some interesting facts about Oman:
religion: Ibadhi Islam 74.9%, others (including Shi’a, Sunni, and Hinduism) 25.1%
languages: Arabic, English, Urdu Baluchi, Indian
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