Kazakhstan Flag Meaning & Details


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 Kazakhstan Flag
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  • a gold sun with 32 rays above a soaring golden steppe eagle, both centered on a sky blue background

  • the hoist side displays a national ornamental pattern "koshkar-muiz" (the horns of the ram) in gold

  • the blue color is of religious significance to the Turkic peoples of the country, and so symbolizes cultural and ethnic unity

  • it also represents the endless sky as well as water

  • the sun, a source of life and energy, exemplifies wealth and plenitude

  • the sun's rays are shaped like grain, which is the basis of abundance and prosperity

  • the eagle has appeared on the flags of Kazakh tribes for centuries and represents freedom, power, and the flight to the future

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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