Jordan Flag Meaning & Details

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 Jordan Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of black (top), representing the Abbassid Caliphate, white, representing the Ummayyad Caliphate, and green, representing the Fatimid Caliphate

  • a red isosceles triangle on the hoist side, representing the Great Arab Revolt of 1916, and bearing a small white seven-pointed star symbolizing the seven verses of the opening Sura (Al-Fatiha) of the Holy Koran

  • the seven points on the star represent faith in One God, humanity, national spirit, humility, social justice, virtue, and aspirations

  • design is based on the Arab Revolt flag of World War I


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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