National Flag Of Mauritania : Details And Meaning

Full Name:Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Phone Code:+222
Tld: mr

The flag of Mauritania is a green field containing a gold star and crescent, with a red stripe at the top and bottom of the field. The original national flag was introduced under the instructions of President Moktar Ould Daddahand the constitution of 22 March 1959 and was adopted on 1 April 1959,on 5 August 2017 a referendum was held by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz to change the national flag, abolish the senate, and other constitutional amendments. The referendum was successful, and the changes to the flag, in the form of the addition of the two red stripes, which represent “the efforts and sacrifices that the people of Mauritania will keep consenting, to the price of their blood, to defend their territory”, were adopted on 15 August 2017.

National Flag of All Countries: Details And Meaning


crescent, star represents Islam, the majority faith of Mauritania
Green symbolizes prosperity and hope for a bright future
Gold stands for the sands of the Sahara desert

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