• Flag of Turkey


  • Turkey Flag

    Official name: Türk bayrağı ("Turkish flag")

    Adopted: 1844

    Proportion (width:length): 2:3

    Nick name: al sancak ('the red banner')






    Turkey Flag - Information
    Flag of Turkey is red with a vertical white crescent moon (the closed portion is toward the hoist side) and white five-pointed star centered just outside the crescent opening




    Turkey Flag - colors meaning/symbolism
    Red symbolizes the blood of Turkey's soldiers.
    White crescent and star represent the insignia of the Turks, as well as being traditional symbols of Islam
    Turkey flag history and facts
    The flag of Turkey is based on the banner of the Ottoman Empire, which preceded modern-day Turkey. The crescent moon and star serve as insignia for the Turks, as well as being traditional symbols of Islam. According to legend, the flag represents the reflection of the moon and a star in a pool of blood of Turkish warriors. The flag is often called al bayrak (the red flag) and referred to as al sancak (the red banner) in the Turkish national anthem.


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  • Turkey Flag Photo


  • Turkey Flag Picture


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