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  Flag of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of Egypt in its current form was adopted on October 4, 1984.
The flag of the Republic of Egypt (1972-1984)
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Egypt   (889 words)

 Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The flag was rectangular in shape and the width was one-third of its length.
The fact that this flag adoption coinsides with the adoptions of very similar flags by Syria, Iraq and (I think) Yemen and Libya (Qadaffi's all-green flag didn't come in till later) seems to prove false the idea that said colors are inherently Egyptian.
According to Whitney Smith's Flags Through the Ages and Across the World [smi75c], the symbol placed in the middle of the Egyptian flag is the so-called eagle of Saladin, based on the eagle carved on a wall in Cairo.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/eg.html   (1559 words)

 flag Egypt, flags Egypt, anthem Egypt, hymn Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The today's flag of Egypt shows three horizontal, same wide stripes in red, white and fl with the golden (yellow) Eagle of Saladin, and was hoisted up in her today's form on 4th of October in 1984.
The flag history of Egypt: The flag of the Turkish vice kingdom of Egypt (1867-1882) is clearly from Turkish origin, how it is to see in the coloration and the symbols.
The flag of the UAR (1958-1961) shows three stripes in red, white and fl, which were already officially introduced in Egypt in 1952, with the introduction of the Arabic liberation flag, completed by two stars, from them the one stands for Egypt and the other for Syria.
www.flags-and-anthems.com /egypt.htm   (494 words)

 Flag of Egypt - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In 1882, Egyptian nationalists, seeking to take leadership in their own land by deposing the khedive, provided the pretext Britain sought for occupying the country.
The three stars in the 1922 flag supposedly represented the three peoples of Egypt: Muslims, Christians and Jews.
Flag of Egypt, Symbolism, Rules Governing the hoisting of the flag, History, British Protectorate (1914-1922), Kingdom of Egypt (1922-1952), Republic of Egypt (1952-1958), Egypt as United Arab Republic (1958-1972), Republic of Egypt (1972-1984), See also, External links, National flags and Egyptian culture.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Flag_of_Egypt   (734 words)

 Arab Republic of Egypt Flag - World Flags 101 - Egyptian Flags
Egyptian Flag Description: The flag of Egypt consists of three equal sized horizontal stripes - the top stripe is red; the middle one white; and the bottom stripe is fl.
In the center of the Egyptian flag is an emblem of the eagle of Saladin.
Abusing the Egyptian flag in any way is a criminal offense in Egypt and is punishable by law - as it indicates contempt of the power of the state.
www.worldflags101.com /e/egypt-flag.aspx   (354 words)

 About Egypt - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
The Arab Republic of Egypt, commonly known as Egypt, (in Arabic: مصر;, romanized Misr, in Egyptian Arabic Másr), is a republic in North Africa.
Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world's most stunning ancient monuments, including the Giza Pyramids, the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings; the southern city of Luxor contains a particularly large number of ancient artifacts.
Islam in Egypt came to the country with the successors of Mohammed, and is today the dominant faith with 90% of the population adherents, almost all of the Sunni denomination.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Egypt.html   (918 words)

 Flag of Egypt
National Flag of Egypt (1984-) United Arab Republic - Egypt and Syria (1958-1961) Kingdom of Egypt (1922-1952) The flag of Egypt in its current form was adopted on October 4, 1984.
The first national flag of modern Egypt was adopted when Egypt gained partial independence from the United Kingdom in 1922.
The colors of the current flag are traditional Pan-Arabic colors, also seen on the flags of Yemen, Syria and Iraq.
www.keywordmage.net /fl/flag-of-egypt.html   (142 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Image:Flag of Egypt.svg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
FACTOID # 120: Nepal’s flag is the only one in the world that isn't square or rectangular.
Flag of Egypt from the Open Clip Art website.
This is a list of the countries of the world by continent with their national flags and capitals.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Image:Flag-of-Egypt.svg   (160 words)

 Egypt Flag
This Egypt flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
Flag Description: Three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag; similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms
www.njflags.com /egyptflag.html   (199 words)

 African Studies Center | Egypt Page
This section includes an index of resources for the study of ancient Egypt, including the territory under the control of the modern states of Egypt and Sudan, and part of Libya.
This illustrated "Pilgrimage to Abydos", tries to retrace for the user the very perception and emotions of the pilgrimage undertaken by Seti I himself and his people some 3300 years ago, and which is at the origin of the temple of Abydos, a grandiose ex-voto open once and then closed for ever.
Extensive resources on Egypt with pictures, diagrams, short essays that cover pictures of 82 gods, detailed coverage of the ruling dynasties from 1-17, and essays on foregin rule.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Country_Specific/Egypt.html   (839 words)

 Egypt Flag Data - Egypt Flag Content   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Egypt's flag is a red, white and fl tricolor with horizontal stripes a yellow eagle of saladin is in the center.
Proportion 2 3 the first national flag of modern egypt was established by a royal decree in 1923 when egypt merger of syria and egypt.
Six Flags Great America's 29th season is in full swing, with its 300 acres in Gurnee filled with roller coasters, water flumes, and swing, twirl and spin rides.
www.worldofflags.info /egypt-flag.html   (894 words)

 Economy of Egypt, Culture of Egypt, Egypt History, Egypt Flag, History of Egypt
The flag of Egypt has three equal horizontal bands of red, white, and fl.
Despite the fact that Egypt had only 5 percent of fertile soil, the economy was mainly based on farming.
Egypt Political Map    Country Profile of Egypt    Economic Profile of Egypt    Insurance in Egypt    Indo-Egypt Economic Relations    Flag of Egypt    Economy in Egypt    Insurance in Egypt    Mortgage in Egypt   
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/egypt1.html   (436 words)

 About Egypt, an Overview of Egypt
Egypt is probably the world's oldest civilization having emerged from the Nile Valley around 3,100 BC, historically.
Egypt's balance-of-payments position was not hurt by the war in Iraq in 2003, as tourism and Suez Canal revenues fared well.
Egypt and Sudan retain claims to administer the triangular areas that extend north and south of the 1899 Treaty boundary along the 22nd Parallel, but have withdrawn their military presence - Egypt is economically developing and effectively administers the "Hala'ib triangle" north of the Treaty line
touregypt.net /aboute.htm   (2051 words)

 Egypt - Flag - Introduction - Background
A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C., and a series of dynasties ruled in Egypt for the next three millennia.
A local military caste, the Mamluks took control about 1250 and continued to govern after the conquest of Egypt by the Ottoman Turks in 1517.
Following the completion of the Suez Canal in 1869, Egypt became an important world transportation hub, but also fell heavily into debt.
www.exxun.com /Egypt/a_fg.html   (516 words)

 Civil and State Flag of Egypt
This illustration of the Egypt Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Single Flag Download (Windows Version) - Includes 4 versions of the Civil and State Flag of Egypt: both EPS vector format and WMF vector format versions, in both official proportions and a standard sized 3:5 ratio version.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
www.flagart.com /flags/egypt-cs.htm   (449 words)

 Egypt, Africa - Travel Guide and Tourist Information
Situated at the northeastern corner of Africa, Egypt is bordered on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, in the east by Israel and the Red Sea, in the South by Sudan, and to the west by Libya.
The altitude of Egypt ranges from 132 m (436 ft) below sea level in the Libyan Desert to about 2,629 m (8,600ft) at Mount Catherine in the Sinai Pennisula.
The guide opens with a 24-page, full-colour section introducing Egypt's highlights, including in-depth accounts of all the top sites, from the pyramids at Giza to the incredible tombs in the Valley of the Kings.
www.africaguide.com /country/egypt   (272 words)

Egypt’s flag is based on the Pan-Arab colors, and is similar to the flags of many other Arab countries.
The emblem in the center is the Hawk of Saladin, which also appears in Egypt’s arms.
Egypt controlled the Middle East from Syria to Ethiopia.
www.4egypt.info /egypt.htm   (606 words)

Since 1984, the national flag of Egypt has been the red-white-fl horizontal tricolor with the eagle of Saladin centered on the white stripe--a return to the historical
Since the president is also supreme commander of the armed forces, his flag displays the eagle with striped shield in the upper hoist.
In other respects that naval and military flags of Egypt are identical to those used prior to 1984.
tmg110.tripod.com /egypt3.htm   (133 words)

There are quite a lot of flags in Syria: not only on official buildings you always find the national flag and mostly the Ba'ath Party flag, but also on private buildings.
The variation of the flag without the two stars does not exist; this would be the flag of Yemen.
The presidental flag of Syria is a 1:1 version of the state flag.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/sy.html   (337 words)

 field - Flag description - Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
red isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) dividing the flag into two right triangles; the upper triangle is green, the lower one is blue; a gold wreath encircling a gold olive branch is centered on the hoist side of the red triangle
light blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Fijian shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield depicts a yellow lion above a white field quartered by the cross of Saint George featuring stalks of sugarcane, a palm tree, bananas, and a white dove
white with a blue cross extending to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)
www.exxun.com /engv/fd_flag_descri_4.html   (680 words)

The Arab Republic of Egypt (96% of which is desert, and only 3% arable land), is located along the banks of the Nile River.
Opposition to the 1979 peace treaty lead to Egypt's isolation in the Middle East, and in 1981 to President Sadat's assassination.
Ministry of the Southern Baptist Convention in Egypt
www.arabicbible.com /ac/egypt/egypt.htm   (171 words)

 Egypy A-Z : Egypt Flag
Egypt Flag of Egypt picture symbol colors Egyptian flag history...
Flags of Egypt - geography; Egyptian Flags, Egypt Map, Egypt...
Explores the history of Egypt, its rulers, the pyramids, mummified bodies, andmythology.
www.egyptaz.com /egyptflag/index.php   (851 words)

 Egyptian Flag - Flag Of Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
If you would like to use this flag of Egypt or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Egypt or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Egypt or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_egypt.shtml   (246 words)

 Egypt : Egyptian Flag Merchandise
Available in several sizes and styles from miniature desktop to full-size and on coffee mugs, pin-back buttons, magnets, bumperstickers, enamel pins..
3 x 5 foot flag - Fullsize flags are fully dyed and sewn on all sides with 2 brass grommets used for attaching to a flag pole.
flag enamel pins - made of etched soft enamel, approximately ¾” wide with a butterfly clutch back attachment.
www.proflags.com /egypt.html   (217 words)

 Egyptian Flag
The Egyptian flag was adopted on October 4, 1984
The Romans were the first to use a cloth flag - they were square and fastened to cross bars at the end of spears - the idea of fastening a flag to the side of a pole soon followed
A Flag of Egyptian, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /egyptian-flag.htm   (1689 words)

 Flags of the World - Egypt
The Egyptian flag contains the national emblem which is an eagle with an escutcheon on its chest.
The red stands for revolution and sacrifice, white for the future and fl for the years of oppression.
This flag is also available on other products.
www.anyflag.com /country/egypt.php   (147 words)

 Egypt State Information Service - Flag of Egypt
Egypt State Information Service - Flag of Egypt
The color was green with a white crescent and three white stars in the middle.
In 1984, the hawk was replaced by a golden eagle on the eagle of Saladdin, the Ayubbid Sultan who ruled Egypt and Egypt
www.sis.gov.eg /En/Land&people/Flag/030800000000000001.htm   (353 words)

 Flags HQ : Egypt Flag
Statistics on where the most Tamazight-speaking people are geographically.Depiction of two flags, and description of a third.
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www.flags-hq.com /egyptflag/index.php   (719 words)

 egypt flag and description
The flag of Egypt was officially adopted on October 4, 1984.
The red, white and fl are Pan-African colors, while the centered gold eagle is said to represent the Eagle of Saladin.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/africa/egypt.htm   (175 words)

 FLAG IMAGES - EGYPT WHITE LARGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Egypt's flag is made of three equal horizontal bands of red, white, and fl (from top-down).
Centered in the white band is the national emblem--a shield on a golden eagle over a scroll bearing the name of the country in Arabic.
Egypt is located in Northern Africa, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
www.3dflags.com /html/en/icon/classic/e/egypt_2fswl.html   (94 words)

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