The Qatar Flag

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The Qatar flag is maroon and white. The colors are separated by nine serrated edges, which represent the fact that the nation is the ninth member of the reconciled Emirates. The color white stands for peace. Maroon is a color that represents blood shed during previous wars the nation had been involved in.

The Qatar flag has the ratio 11:28. It was officially adopted on July 9, 1971, although a very similar version was used since 1949. The banner is very similar to that of Bahrain.

Legend has is that the original color was more red than maroon. However, the dye used to create new banners had been left in the sun, and the color darkened. The Qatar flag is part of a nation that is considered a constitutional monarchy. It is located in the Persian Gulf, next to Saudi Arabia.

The largest city and capital in the country is Doha. The Qatar flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “As Salam al Amiri”. The currency is called the Riyal.

Some interesting facts about Qatar:

religion: Islam 77.4%, Christianity 8.6%, other religions 14.0%
languages: Arabic, English
population: 928,707

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