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Turkey Flag:
Flag of Turkey

The flag of Turkey was officially adopted on June 5, 1936.

The white crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are placed slightly to the left on the red field, and that shade of red dates back to the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century.

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Turkey Coat of Arms:
Flag of Turkey

The emblem of Turkey contains the crescent and star symbols of Islam in red, and is an adaptation of the national flag.

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.