Flag of Tunisia

Flag Tunisia, Banner Tunisia
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National flag on land and sea
164.150 km²
Arabic (official language), French as lingua franca and German in the tourist areas
Tunisian dinar (TND)
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Background knowledge

The flag of Tunisia was first introduced by the Tunisian Bey Hassan I around 1835. It was also the flag of the Ottoman province of Tunus in a similar form. Since then, the flag has been subject to only slight modifications.

Meaning of the flag of Tunisia

The crescent and the star are symbols of Islam and are also considered auspicious. Both symbols are a reference to Tunisia's past as part of the Ottoman Empire.

The color red was a dynastic symbol of legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire. After the country's independence from France, the flag was adopted as the national flag.

Source: Wikipedia

Text courtesy of Flaggenlexikon.de

Red with a white disk in the center showing a red crescent almost enclosing a red five-pointed star; the crescent and star are traditional symbols of Islam.


Composer: محمد عبد الوهاب‎ (Mohamad Abdel Wahab) Songwriter: مصطفى صادق الرافعي (Mustafa Sadik Al-Rafii), أبو القاسم الشابي‎ (Aboul-Qacem Echebbi)

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This is what an AI says about the Tunisian flag
The Tunisian flag consists of a red star and a crescent moon on a white field. The flag symbolizes the connection of Islamic religion and Arab culture. The red star symbolizes the modern revolution and the struggle for the independence of the country.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Tunisian flag
The first version of the Tunisian flag was introduced in 1956, when Tunisia gained its independence from France. The flag consists of a red cross on a white background, placed on a green field. The red cross symbolizes the blood sacrifices given during the struggle for independence. The green field represents the Islamic religion and the white field represents the hope for peace.
This is how an AI describes the Tunisian flag
The national flag of Tunisia is a horizontal band of red, white and red. In the center of the white stripe is a red five-pointed star symbol. The red stripe at the top symbolizes the blood sacrifices made for the country's independence. The white stripe in the middle represents peace and harmony, while the red stripe at the bottom stands for the unity and cohesion of the country.

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