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Flag of Algeria

Flag of Algeria

Describing about how it feels when people look at the Algeria Flag, it the colors and symbols of the flag are connected with Islam and the Arab dynasties. In 1920, Khaled the grandson of Abdelkader and Algerian nationalist leader Ahmed Messali Hadj had castoff the green-and-white in the flag. In the 1950s, the National Liberation Army and the National Liberation Front gave provision to the current Algerian flag. On July 3, 1962, the country got its independence.

The national Flag of Algeria is the symbol for peace, prosperity, and Islamic trades. Green symbolizes the green plains of Algeria, while white characterizes peace and honesty of the Algerian state. Then there is the semicircular and five-pointed star which is a cheerful and bold red in the center of the flag symbolizes socialism.

History of Algeria Flag

This flag takes it's meaning from the Algerian War (of Independence) from 1954 to 1952, the Green color embodies Islam and the White means peace, Red is the color of blood for those who struggled to release the country from the French subjugation and the Star and Crescent epitomize Islam too. It was first designed by Emir Abdel Kadir in early 19th century who was the spiritual and military leader who previously started fight the French aggressors; at this period it was just two equal perpendicular bands, green and white.

The Barbary bandits of Ottoman Algeria between the 15th and 17th century extensively used flags that were adorned with one or more arcs. These could however vary critically in color, with dark red, black, green and white being in practice. Besides these, Algerian plagiarizes also used several flags in plain color, such as plain black ones signaling death, motifs, such as suns, stars and crossed swords.

It is perhaps the best known as the maker of the Algerian flag. While there is certain dispute over who exactly intended green and white with red star and crescent symbol. It is generally accredited as having sewed the first version of the flag in 1934.

Algeria Flag Meaning and Design

According to Algeria-un.org, cited in 1999, the features present in the flag of Algeria are plunk precisely, being defined as the green is a composition of equal yellow and blue. The diagram of contrasts comprised of rood, a wavelength and the position 600 on the normal spectrum. The red is pure and the primary non-decomposable color in the flag.

Algeria Country Information, Currency, Codes, Time Zone

Algeria is located in Northern Africa and boarded by Mediterranean Sea. It has approximately 4.13 crores inhabitants. It is surrounded by Mediterranean Sea in north, Niger in south east, Libya and Tunisia in east, and Morocco in west, Mauritania and Mali in south west. Also, it has a small border stretch to Western Sahara in west. The country also shares maritime borders with Italy and Spain. With the population density of 18 per Km2, Algeria territory spreads across 2,381,740 Km2 (919,595 sq. miles).

Algerian politics comprise of a constitutional semi-presidential republic, where the President of Algeria is head and supreme authority of state while the Prime Minister of Algeria is the head of government.

The official language of Algeria is Arabic and the currency is Dinar. Algeria comprises of two letters Algeria code i.e. DZ and its three letters Algeria code is DZA and in digits it is 012. The calling code is +213 and the UTC i.e. standard time followed in Algeria is UTC+01:00. Algeria comprises a total of 31 independent provinces given no names. These provinces are known through their numerical code.

Algeria Country Information Updated 2024

Country Algeria
Continent Africa
Official languages Arabic
Capital Algiers
Currency Dinar (DZD)

Algeria Time Zones

CET UTC+01:00
CEST UTC+01:00

Algeria Codes

Internet TLD DZ
Three-letter country code DZA
Three-digit country code 012
Calling code +213

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