Flag of Algeria

Algerian Flag

Flag of Algeria - Description of the Algerian Flag

As the above picture of the Algerian Flag indicates the background is bi-color - Green and Red

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Algerian flag represent the following:

White - peace and honesty

Green - hope, joy and love and in many cultures have a sacred significance

The color green on the Algerian flag is a traditional symbol of the state religion of Islam

The national flag of Algeria is half white and half green (hoist side), in the center is a red crescent and star centered over the two-color boundary

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right

The shape and flag ratio of the Algerian flag is described as 1:2 ( length twice the height )

The left half of the flag ( viewer's left side ) is called the Hoist and pictures the green half

The right half of the flag is called the Fly and pictures the white color

The emblem on the Algerian flag pictures a red crescent and star centered over the two-color boundary

The Meaning & History of the Algerian Flag - The Algerian crescent has become an Islamic symbol

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