Brunei Flag

Brunei Flag

Flag of Brunei - Description of the Brunei Flag

As the above picture of the Brunei Flag indicates the overall background is predominately yellow

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

Yellow - a symbol of generosity

White - peace and honesty

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

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

The flag of Brunei is yellow with two diagonal bands of white (top, almost double width) and black, parallelograms starting from the upper hoist quarter

The red emblem on the Brunei flag pictures a swallow-tailed flag on top of a winged column within an upturned crescent above a scroll and flanked by two upraised hands

Embodied in the emblem, in yellow, is the state motto in Arabic script which can be roughly translated as "Always Render Service by God's Guidance"

The scroll beneath the crest reads "Brunei Darussalam" which means "Brunei, the abode of peace"

The national flag of Brunei was adopted on September 29, 1959

The Meaning & History of the Brunei Flag - The Brunei crest on the emblem includes the wing, the hand & the crescent

The wing of four feathers symbolizes the protection of justice, tranquillity, prosperity and peace

The hand represents the Government's pledge to promote welfare, peace and prosperity

The crescent is the symbol of Islam, the national religion of Brunei Darussalam

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