Afghanistan Flag information
The flag of Afghanistan (د افغانستان بيرغ) consists of three equal vertical bands of black (hoist side), red, and green, with the national emblem in white centered on the red band.



Afghanistan Flag - Colors
Black: (RGB: 0, 0, 0) (hex code: #000000)
Red: (RGB: 191, 0, 0) (hex code: #BF0000)
Green: (RGB: 0, 153, 0) (hex code: #009900)
White: (RGB: 255, 255, 255) (hex code: #FFFFFF)


Afghanistan Flag - Colors meaning & symbolism
Black symbolizes Afghanistan's troubled past
Red blood shed for Afghanistan's independence
Green represents hope for the future, prosperity and Islam as it is believed to be a favorite color of Prophet Muhammad and his daughter, Fatima. Green is also mentioned several times in the Quran, in relation to paradise
National Emblem features a mosque with its mihrab (the niche which shows the direction to the Muslim Holy City of Mecca) and Minbar (the pulpit from which sermons are preached) flanked by two national flags of Afghanistan on either side; below the mosque are numerals for the Islamic calendar year 1298 (1919 in the Gregorian calendar, the year of Afghan independence from the UK); this central image is circled by a border consisting of sheaves of wheat on the left and right, in the upper-center is an Arabic inscription of the Shahada (Muslim creed) below which are the rays of the rising sun over the Takbir (Arabic expression meaning "God is great"), and at bottom center is a scroll bearing the name Afghanistan


Afghanistan Flag - Facts
Afghanistan has had more changes of its national flag han any other country in the world. Afghanistan has had 20 different flags since the first flag when the Hotaki dynasty was established in 1709.


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Afghanistan Emblem on flag



Afghanistan Flag
Afghanistan Flag with National Anthem



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