Mauritania Flag Meaning & Details

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 Mauritania Flag
 Flag Information
  • green with a yellow five-pointed star above a yellow, horizontal crescent

  • the closed side of the crescent is down

  • the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam

  • green also represents hope for a bright future

  • the yellow color stands for the sands of the Sahara

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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