Flag of Qatar: colors and meaning

Qatar – Islamic Emirate. The main area consists of desert oases with malehankih. Ignoring the poor fauna, and the constant need for drinking water, Qatar is considered a rich state at the expense of appropriate resources.

So looks modern flag of Qatar:

catarrh-1 Flag

History flag of Qatar

The first version of the flag of Qatar, which appeared in 1916, was carried out in a red and white design.

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Due to the strong sun, the red color was constantly buried and became Karim, based on this in the 2nd half of the 30s of the twentieth century, the red color was changed to a darker. Additionally, the flag was inflicted by the inscription “Qatar” by Vsemy in Arabic.

Flag of Qatar-3

In the 2nd half of the 40s of the twentieth century, the new Flag of Qatar appeared but approved him in the first half of the 70s of the twentieth century.

Adoption of the newest version of the flag contributed to the liberation of the country from the English Protectorate and independence.


The Flag of Qatar is a rectangular red cloth. It has a wide white line with 9 teeth. The number of teeth is not just like this: symbolizes the ninth government of the Persian Gulf. Qatar became them at the end of the role during “reconciliation Emirates» And signing a contract with Britain.

Colors flag of Qatar

Official sign 2 colors – red and white. They crushed the flag area on the uneven parts: White – 2 times less.

The Meaning of characters and flag colors

Color response:

  1. Maroon and red are almost always in heraldry to symbolize blood. There is a call to remind about the people whose lives have been given during the war.
  2. White – is peace and harmony. He says no bad intentions of their own people and promises that everything will be the upcoming great.

Interesting facts about the flag

  • Web width is many times greater than its height. This is the long and narrow flag in the middle of all states. Periodically use a standard proportion, but not at public events.
  • The flag of Qatar is very similar to the Bahrain flag – the country in the neighborhood. Differ from each other only in the number of teeth they color and background color – red and red.

Specialized information about Qatar

Official language Arab
Capital Doha
Territory 11 586 km2
Population 2 638 657 people
Currency Qatari Rial (QAR)
Telephone code +3
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