Flag of Pakistan

Flag Pakistan, Banner Pakistan
Aspect ratio:
2:3
Vexillological symbol:
National flag on land
Country:
Pakistan
Capital:
Islamabad
Size:
800.000 km²
Population:
159.196.336
Continent:
Asia
Languages:
Urdu, official language also English. The most important regional languages are Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtu, Seraiki.
Currency:
Pakistani rupee (PKR)
accepted at:
13.08.1947

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Background knowledge

The flag of Pakistan was designed by Ameer-ud-Din Khidwai and on the independence of the country's 14th August 1947 was adopted as the national flag.

The green field of the flag symbolizes the Muslims who make the majority of the population in Pakistan. The white field stands for the non-Muslim minority in the country and was inserted just before independence.

The white crescent (more precisely, the white crescent moon) represents progress, the white star light and knowledge.

Green with a vertical white stripe on the side of the flagpole; in the green field there is a crescent moon as well as a star, both in white.

Meaning

The crescent moon, the green are symbols of Islam. The white star symbolizes knowledge, enlightenment or enlightenment. White and green connected additionally symbolize peace and prosperity. The vertical white band represents non-Muslim populations. The basic design of the flag comes from Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of the country.

Hymn

Composer: احمد غلام چھاگلہ (Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla) Songwriter: حفیظ جالندھری‎ (Hafeez Jullandhuri)

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