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Flag of Azerbaijan

Flag of Azerbaijan

The national Azerbaijan Flag has a horizontal tricolor containing three equally sized fesses of blue, red, and green, with a white semicircular and an eight-pointed star in the center. The tricolor substituted an earlier design used by the Azerbaijan SSR. The blue represents Azerbaijan's Turkic heritage, the red positions for progress, and the green signifies Islam.

The official colors and size of Flag of Azerbaijan were accepted on 5 February 1991. This flag was castoff from 9 November 1918 to 1920, when Azerbaijan was sovereign, and it was revived with slight differences on 5 February 1991.

History of Azerbaijani Flag

In 1828, several Khanates of the Caucasus were seized to the Russian Empire. When the Russian Empire collapsed, Russian Azerbaijan avowed its independence and combined the short-lived Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic with Georgia and Armenia. Some historians consider a horizontal gold, black, and red tricolor, alike to that of the German flag but arranged differently led to the origin of Azerbaijan flag. 9 November 1918, the blue-red-green tricolor was accepted by the government of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan after gaining the independence.

The nation was the first modern democratic state in the Muslim biosphere. There used to be eight flags during the Soviet rule. The first official Azerbaijani flag was accepted in the first constitution, under Article 104, of the Azerbaijan SSR on 19 May 1921. Mean-the-time, the state language of Azerbaijan SSR was the Azerbaijani Turkic; the alphabet was Arabic script. During the time, the design of the flag was similar to that of the Soviet national flag with a flat blue band extra on the bottommost taking up one quarter of the height of the flag. On 1 September 2010, the flag was officially raised and 9 November was officially declared the National Flag Day.

Azerbaijan Flag Meaning and Design

The national flag of Azerbaijan has four colors: sky blue, red, green, and white. There is a rectangular that contains three equal horizontal bands: (top) sky blue, (middle) red, and (bottom) green. There is a crescent and a star with eight points in the flag. Both are designed in white, landscaping at the center of the red stripe. The crescent and star in a box with a 3:4 ratio, and one-sixth of the flag’s height has the diameters of the outer and inner curves of the crescent intersect with stars.

The sky blue color in the flag signifies Turkic multinationals. Red symbolizes the growth of democracy in the nation and the making of a modern state. The color s green stands for the association of Azerbaijan with the Muslim world.

Azerbaijan Country Information, Currency, Codes, Time Zone

Azerbaijan is located in the former Soviet republic with 98.6 lacs population. The nation is bounded by the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains, which extent in Asia and Europe. The country shares maritime borders with Russia and Kazakhstan. It has disputed over boundaries with Iran and Turkmenistan. The population density of Azerbaijan is 106 people per square kilometer (274/square mile) that makes the country ranks 103rd in the world.

The nation’s politics takes place in an outline of a semi-presidential republic, with the President is considered as the head of state and the Prime Minister as head of government. Following, the executive power is exercised by the president and the government.

The official language of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijani and the currency is Azerbaijani Manat. Azerbaijan comprises of two letters Azerbaijan code i.e. AZ and its three letters Azerbaijan code is AZE and in digits it is 031. The calling code is +994 and the UTC/GMT +4 hours. Azerbaijan comprises a total of 31 independent provinces that are also called as states.

Azerbaijan Country Information

Country Azerbaijan
Continent Europe
Official languages Azerbaijani
Capital Baku
Currency Azerbaijani manat (AZN)

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Azerbaijan Time Zones

CET UTC+04:00
CEST UTC+05:00

Azerbaijan Codes

Internet TLD AZ
Three-letter country code AZE
Three-digit country code 031
Calling code +994