National Flag Of Libya : Details And Meaning

Full Name: Libya
Phone code:+218

The flag of Libya was originally introduced in 1951, following the creation of the Kingdom of Libya. It was designed by Omar Faiek Shennib and approved by King Idris Al Senussi who comprised the UN delegation representing the regions of Cyrenaica, Fezzan and Tripolitania at UN unification discussions.

The flag fell out of use in 1969, but was subsequently adopted by the National Transitional Council and anti-Gaddafi forces and effectively reinstated as the country’s national flag in article three of the Libyan Draft Constitutional Charter for the Transitional Stage issued on 3 August 2011

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Red stands for Fezzan region of the country
Black represents Cyrenaica region of the country
Green symbolizes Tripolitania region of the country
White represents Islam, the majority religion of the country

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