Flag of Comoros

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Flag of Comoros.

Image of the Flag of Comoros

The current flag of the Union of Comoros (officially French: Union des Comores Arabic: الاتّحاد القمريّ, al-Ittiḥādd al-Qamariyy) was designed in 2001 and officially adopted on 7 January 2002. It continues to display the crescent and four stars, which is a motif that has been in use in slightly various forms since 1975 during the independence movement.

The design consists of a white crescent with four white stars inside of a green triangle. The flag has four stripes, representing four islands of the nation: yellow is for Mohéli, white is for Mayotte (claimed by Comoros but administered by France), red is for Anjouan, and blue is for Grande Comore. The star and crescent symbol stands for Islam, which is the nation's major religion.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Flags.

Flag of Comoros is part of the World Flags group.

More symbols in World Flags:

Flags from countries around the world, including their origins, design and history. read more »

More symbols in Flags:

A flag is usually a piece of fabric with a distinctive design that is usually rectangular and used as a symbol, as a signaling device, or decoration. The term flag is also used to refer to the graphi… read more »

Have a discussion about Flag of Comoros with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this symbol to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Flag of Comoros." Symbols.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Oct. 2014. <http://www.symbols.com/symbol/1601>.

We need you!

Are we missing an important symbol in this category?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Symbols, Signs & Flags


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network