Turkmenistan Flag Meaning & Details

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 Turkmenistan Flag
 Flag Information
  • green field with a vertical red stripe near the hoist side, containing five tribal guls (designs used in producing carpets) stacked above two crossed olive branches

  • five white stars and a white crescent moon appear in the upper corner of the field just to the fly side of the red stripe

  • the green color and crescent moon represent Islam

  • the five stars symbolize the regions or welayats of Turkmenistan

  • the guls reflect the national identity of Turkmenistan where carpet-making has long been a part of traditional nomadic life

    note: the flag of Turkmenistan is the most intricate of all national flags


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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