Algeria Flag Meaning & Details

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 Algeria Flag
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  • two equal vertical bands of green (hoist side) and white

  • a red, five-pointed star within a red crescent centered over the two-color boundary

  • the colors represent Islam (green), purity and peace (white), and liberty (red)

  • the crescent and star are also Islamic symbols, but the crescent is more closed than those of other Muslim countries because Algerians believe the long crescent horns bring happiness


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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