Comoros Flag Meaning & Details

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 Comoros Flag
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  • four equal horizontal bands of yellow (top), white, red, and blue, with a green isosceles triangle based on the hoist

  • centered within the triangle is a white crescent with the convex side facing the hoist and four white, five-pointed stars placed vertically in a line between the points of the crescent

  • the horizontal bands and the four stars represent the four main islands of the archipelago - Mwali, N'gazidja, Ndzuwani, and Mahore (Mayotte - territorial collectivity of France, but claimed by Comoros)

    note: the crescent, stars, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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