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Turkey Flag

The explanation for the symbols of the Turkish Flag

The flag of Turkey was adopted in 1844, but officialized on June 5, 1936. It consists of a red background on which stand a white crescent and a white five-pointed star. It is very close from Tunisia flag, which added a white circle in the center. These symbols are very deeply rooted in Muslim culture: the five branches of the five pillars of Islam: Muhammad, prayer, Ramadan, pilgrimage to Mecca and almsgiving, and crescent for the last crescent moon, symbolizing the end of Ramadan. It is said that these symbols were, before Islami appeared, widely used by the Turkish peoples of Minor Asia. This flag is largely derived from the Ottoman flag. The red has a meaning still strong today, as it represents the country's secularism, as opposed to the use of green as a symbol of Islam.

National Turkish Flag

You can download it in different sizes, in a decidedly modern design for your personal use, or for wider use. Turkey's flag is available in 4 different sizes.

Large Turkish flag

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Flag of Turkey
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  • Full name : Republic of Turkey
  • Currency in Turkey : Turkish Lira
  • Total area : 302,535 square miles
  • Capital of Turkey: Ankara
  • Biggest city : Istanbul
  • Main Cities : Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir
  • Resolution: Icon Size: 200 x 133 px - Blog Size: 500 x 333 px - Website Size: 800 x 533 px - Wallpaper Size: 1500 x 1000 px.
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  • Several sizes are available, use them ! The size L corresponds rather to use on a personal website or a powerpoint. Finally size XL is dedicated to large format printing and wallpapers.
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  • License for the flag: Free for personal use only, non-commercial use.