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  Iran
The ratio is based on measurements taken from a desk flag, a "hall" flag, and from the brochures provided by the embassy.
According to the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the number 22 was chosen because the Islamic Revolution (known as the 1979 revolution in western chronology) overthrew the previous regime on the 22nd of the 11th month of the Iranian Calendar.
Finally, while certainly Persian (Farsi) is the national language of Iran and and native to most of its population (minorities include Arabic speakers in Khuzestan), I'd bet, whithout looking it up, that the 22 times repeated writing on the national flag of Iran is indeed in Arabic language, being a religious utterance.
flagspot.net /flags/ir.html   (853 words)

  
  Flag of Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current flag of Iran was adopted on July 29, 1980, and is a reflection of the changes brought to Iran by the Islamic Revolution.
Physical requirements for the Iranian flag, the exact shape of the emblem and a compass and straightedge construction are described in the national Iranian standard ISIRI 1 (in Persian).
The flag he introduced was similar to that of the diplomatic flag of Fath Ali Shah except it was a tricolour and rectangular as opposed to triangular.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Iran   (1905 words)

  
 Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The colours of the Iranian flag are traditional, probably dating from at least the 18th century, and they can be interpreted as representing the Islamic religion (green), peace (white), and courage (red).
According to the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the number 22 was chosen because the Islamic Revolution (known as the 1979 revolution in western chronology) overthrew the previous regime on the 22nd of the 11th month of the Iranian Calendar.
Finally, while certainly Persian (Farsi) is the national language of Iran and and native to most of its population (minorities include Arabic speakers in Khuzestan), I'd bet, whithout looking it up, that the 22 times repeated writing on the national flag of Iran is indeed in Arabic language, being a religious utterance.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ir.html   (853 words)

  
 MapZones.com : Iran Map
Iran, officially Islamic Republic of Iran, republic in the Middle East, bordered to the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and the Caspian Sea; to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan; to the south by the Gulf of Oman, the Strait of Hormuz, and the Persian Gulf; and to the west by Iraq and Turkey.
The population of Iran was estimated at 66,128,965 in 2001.
Iran is a multilingual and diverse cultural society, and the majority of the population is extremely young.
atlas.mapzones.com /iran/iran.php   (2299 words)

  
 Iran - Flag - Introduction - Background
Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile.
During 1980-88, Iran fought a bloody, indecisive war with Iraq that eventually expanded into the Persian Gulf and led to clashes between US Navy and Iranian military forces between 1987-1988.
Iran has been designated a state sponsor of terrorism for its activities in Lebanon and elsewhere in the world and remains subject to US economic sanctions and export controls because of its continued involvement.
www.exxun.com /Iran/a_fg.html   (458 words)

  
 Flag
Now, whatever flag we are going to end up with, I present to you some suggested rules of etiquette with regards to the future flag of Iran.
The flag of Iran should be at the center and at the highest point of the group when a number of flags of provinces or localities or pennant of societies are grouped and displayed from staffs.
Iran should hold the position of superior prominence, in advance of the audience, and in the position of honor at the clergyman's or speaker's right as he faces the audience.
www.amiran.com /Other/Articles/flag.htm   (939 words)

  
 iranian.com: History of Iranian flag, Davood N. Rahni
It is further resolved that the selection of this historical Flag as a national symbol should not bemisconstrued as an endorsement by the Persian Parade of political organizations that have also adopted it as their symbols in the past few decades.
The Flag at this historical juncture was again made of rectangular leather, covered with thin layer of silk ornamented with jewels, in the center of which there was a four cornered star, pointing to the four corners of the world.
Again with the advent of Islam and the adoption of Shiisim in Iran, this lion was manifested with close association to Ali, the Prophet Mohammad's cousin, thus the Ali's lion (shire Morteza Ali) as known in the Medieval Iranian literature.
www.iranian.com /History/2005/January/Flag/index.html   (1936 words)

  
 Iranian Foreign Relations - NCBuy Country Reference for Iran
Iran's regional goals are dominated by wanting to establish a leadership role, curtail the presence of the United States and other outside powers, and build trade ties.
Iran demanded the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Iranian territory and the return to the status quo ante for the Shatt al-Arab as established under the 1975 Algiers Agreement signed by Iraq and Iran.
Iran is trying to modernize its military and acquire weapons of mass destruction; it does not yet have, but continues to seek, nuclear capabilities.
www.ncbuy.com /reference/country/backgrounds.html?code=ir&sec=backforeignrelations   (534 words)

  
 Iran
The hoist of the Iranian flag should be at the viewer's right, as it is the case for Saudi Arabia and Iraq, two other flags featuring Arabic writings (which read from right to left).
The flag's centrepiece formerly comprised a lion with a sword standing before a reising sun, with a crown above, but all traditional flags and banners were abolished after the abdication of the shah in 1979.
The coat of arms is made of the emblem which appears on the flag, but in green instead of red.
www.fotw.us /flags/ir.html   (529 words)

  
 Islamic Republic of Iran Flag - World Flags 101 - Iranian Flags
The flag of Iran consists of three equal sized horizontal stripes - the top stripe is green; the middle one is white; and the bottom stripe is red.
In the middle of the white stripe and at the flag's center is the country's coat of arms consisting of four crescents and a sword.
Iran was a monarchy for nearly 400 years until a republic was declared in 1979, after Muslim clerics and students overthrew the last Shah.
www.worldflags101.com /i/iran-flag.aspx   (342 words)

  
 Historical Flags - Persia first flag - Miscellaneous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Flag of Cyrus The Great, Achaemenid Dynasty: The very first flag of Iran, the emblem of The Golden Eagle used by Cyrus I from 559 BC.
The reason he had placed a sheep on the official flag, was that because he was born during the month of Aries, and the symbol of that month is a ram.
Flag of Nadir Shah The Great, Afsharid Dynasty: This flag was used by one of the greatest military minds & war strategists of the world.
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 Iran Flag, Flag of Iran, Iran Flag Picture, Iran National Flag, Picture of Iran Flag, National Flag of Iran
Iran Flag, Flag of Iran, Iran Flag Picture, Iran National Flag, Picture of Iran Flag, National Flag of Iran
Location: In south Western Asia Iran is bounded by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Omanoto the South Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east the former USSR to the north and Iraq and Turkey to the west.
Three horizontal stripes of green white and red, on the borders of the green and red stripes the legend Allah Akbar in white kufi script repeated 22 times in all in the center of the white stripe the national emblem in red.
www.mapsofworld.com /flags/iran-flag.html   (272 words)

  
 Iran Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
For culture seekers, Iran has magnificent ruins of ancient cities, glorious mosques and mausoleums, and museums so interesting they're bound to leave your feet sore.
Potentially perilous areas in Iran include the western border with Iraq and the eastern border regions with Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Iran used to be called Persia, a name derived (like Farsi) from the name of Fārs province, where the Aryan tribes had settled.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/middle-east/iran   (286 words)

  
 Germany throw 'white flag' at mullahs of Iran - Persian Journal Iran news, Latest iran news Iranian newspaper women zan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Iran should be allowed to enrich uranium for power generation provided there is close monitoring by U.N. inspectors to ensure that it is not trying to develop atomic weapons, Germany's defence minister said.
The package of incentives is conditioned on Iran forgoing large-scale uranium enrichment for the time being and answering outstanding questions about its programme.
According to the United States and Britain, this long freeze is necessary because Iran concealed its enrichment programme from the IAEA for 18 years before declaring it in 2003.
www.iranian.ws /iran_news/publish/article_16424.shtml   (779 words)

  
 About Iran - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
Iran (Persian: ايران) is a Middle Eastern country located in Southwest Asia.
Iran retained its name and its political title was changed to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Iran's landscape is dominated by rugged mountain ranges that separate various basins or plateaus from one another.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Iran.html   (591 words)

  
 Flag of Iran Iran Flag { Iran Flags }
We stock the Iran flag in Feet and Inches 5' x 3' or Metres 1.5 x 0.9m We aim to deliver to European destinations within three working days and worldwide within five.
Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile.
Iran has been designated a state sponsor of terrorism for its activities in Lebanon and elsewhere in the world and remains subject to US economic sanctions and export controls because of its continued involvement.
www.qualityflags.co.uk /iran.htm   (339 words)

  
 About the Iranian Flag/Iran Flag
The Iranian flag was changed following the Islamic revolution in 1979 and changes to the flag were officially endorsed by Ayatollah Khomeini in 1980.
The use of the tulip in Iran dates back to ancient time, whereby it has been used to represent the death of individuals who have died for their country.
Taken collectively, the five elements contained in the flag also represent the five pillars of Islam, which all Muslims are expected to uphold (uttering the testification of faith, fasting during the fasting period, performing pilgrimage to the Ka’aba in Mecca, praying the prescribed prayers and making the required contributions to charity).
www.kwintessential.co.uk /country/iran/about-iran-flag.html   (348 words)

  
 Israel's Red Flag on Iran
Sharon's description of the unacceptable risks of Iran's being able to launch "a nuclear holocaust" comes just as the Bush administration is making headway in constructing a diplomatic containment strategy for the nuclear weapons programs of Iran and North Korea.
U.S. intelligence estimates that put Iran's covert nuclear weapons drive about four years short of being able to turn plutonium into a workable nuclear warhead overstate the time factor by at least 100 percent, Sharon argued.
Israeli leaders have consistently warned Americans for two decades that Iran's Islamic regime is a mortal enemy for the Jewish state and must not be underestimated.
www.informationclearinghouse.info /article4435.htm   (753 words)

  
 Economy of Iran, Culture of Iran, Iran History, Iran Flag, History of Iran
Iran's population is made up of numerous ethnic groups, the Persian being the largest.
The flag of Iran has three equal horizontal bands of green at the top, then white, and then red.
Iran Outline Map    Airports in Iran    Country Profile of Iran    Flag of Iran   
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/iran1.html   (481 words)

  
 Student Movement Coordination Committee for Democracy in Iran
This sacred flag was banned by the Islamic Republic Regime in its effort to minimize the feelings of Nationalism amongst the Iranians.
The first Iranian flag during the time of The Achemaenid Dynasty (25 centuries ago) was a golden eagle, with open wings, on a shield carried on a spear.
But today with the spread of historical knowledge, the Iranian Populous accepts the flag and an emblem which is officially banned, the "Lion and Sun", the sacred flag of their ancestors, and not the flag of the Islamic Republic, representing a dying and illegitimate regime, with its decaying ideology.
daneshjoo.org /article/publish/article_2376.shtml   (989 words)

  
 Iran Flag
The flag of Iran was adopted on July 29, 1980
A Flag of Iran, 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
Half Staff or Half Mast - the Iran flag is hoisted to half of the potential height of the flag pole to denote grief and mourning
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /iran-flag.htm   (1337 words)

  
 National Flag of Iran
This illustration of the Iran Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
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.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/iran.htm   (443 words)

  
 Flags of Persia/Iran
Parthian soldier holding the 'derafsh-e-Azhdahhak' Flag of Arsacid Parthian Empire 250B.C. to 224A.D. Flag of Arsacid Parthian Kingdom of Armenia 64A.D. to 428A.D. 'derafsh-e-Kaviyani' Flag of Sassanid Persian Empire 224A.D. to 642A.D. Empire of the White Huns(Hephtalites)circa 5th century
Flag of the shrine of the 8th saint of Shia Islam Imam Reza in Mashhad
Flag of Persian Marzbans of Armenia circa 4th to 7th century.
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 iran flag and description
The flag of Iran was officially adopted on July 29, 1980.
The colors of the flag date to the mid-18th century; green represents Islam; white represents peace, and red means courage.
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/mideast/iran.htm   (223 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Timeline: Iran
The speech causes outrage in Iran and is condemned by reformists and conservatives alike.
Iran is an ally of Lebanon's Shia Muslim Hezbollah group
Iran condemns the resolution and vows to speed up uranium enrichment work.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/806268.stm   (1564 words)

  
 The Modern Magazine for Famous Iranians, Persian Celebrations, Cuisine, Culture & Community
The new 1906 Constitution cites in its Fifth Amendment Article: The Official Flag of Iran is the three striped colored green-white-red with a lion and sun in its center.
During the Pahlavi reign, a royal light blue Flag with a royal emblem (right) was developed for the sole purpose of representing the Pahlavi family.
In 1979, the newly established Islamic republic of IRAN removed the lion and the sun, and replaced it with a calligraphic Arabic word design in the Flag center that could either be read as “Allah”; (GOD) and or Laelaha Ellallah (there is no God but one almighty God).
www.persianmirror.com /culture/history/PersianFlag.cfm   (1587 words)

  
 Iran Focus-Iran flag stunt storm - Terrorism - News
Iran Focus Special Wire News Iran (General) Human Rights Women Iraq Nuclear Terrorism Iran in the World Press
He ordered the flags to be placed on MPs’ desks as a show of support for the guerillas.
Israeli jets killed up to 12 people in southern Lebanon, and a BBC crew was unhurt as Israeli artillery hit a convoy.
www.iranfocus.com /modules/news/article.php?storyid=8082   (156 words)

  
 Iran ( Iranian ) Flag
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
We stock the Iran (Iranian) flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Iran stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
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