File:Flag of Syria.svg

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العربية: علم سوريا
Kurdî: Alaya Sûriyê
ܐܪܡܝܐ : ܐܬܐ ܕܣܘܪܝܐ
English: Flag of Syria
Esperanto: Flago de Sirio
Français : Drapeau de la Syrie
Русский: Флаг Сирии
Slovenščina: Zastava Sirije
Soomaaliga: Calanka Suuriya
Українська: Прапор Сирії
Date 1980-present
Source Government of Syria.
Construction sheet (Vexilla Mundi).
Author See file history below for details.
(Reusing this file)
Public domain This work was created in Syria and is now in the public domain there because its term of copyright has expired pursuant to the provisions of Law No. 12/2001, Syria's first ever copyright law (details). In order to be hosted on Commons, all works must be in the public domain in the United States as well as in their source country. Syrian works are currently in the public domain in the United States if their copyright had expired in Syria on the date of restoration (June 11, 2004) and the work was published before this date.

This work meets one of the following conditions:

  • Article 22 - "The author shall be entitled to his copyrights for his lifetime and fifty years thereafter. If the work is a combined effort of more than one author, then the copyrights are entitled for the lifetime and fifty years after the death of the last author party of the work."
  • Article 19 - "The copyrights are assigned in whole to the author's heirs after his death. Such assignment shall include publishing of the work if not previously published. If the author has no heirs such rights are assigned to the Ministry."
  • Article 23 - "The work published without mention of the author or with the mention of a pseudonym shall be entitled to the copyrights for fifty years as of the date of the first legitimate publication. If the identity of the author is revealed or doubts are no longer valid as for specifying the same before such period lapses, the copyrights shall be applied as per the provisions of Article 22 of the law herein."

To uploader: Please indicate the image's place of publication, first date of legitimate publication, and its original author(s).

PD-icon.svg This file is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain because it consists entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship.
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia. The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries. These restrictions are independent of the copyright status.
Other versions

Derivative works of this file: Syrian Air Force Ensign.svg

Used colors
     red rendered as RGB 206 017 038
     white rendered as RGB 255 255 255
     green rendered as RGB 000 122 061
     black rendered as RGB 000 000 000
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This vector image was created with a text editor.

It is easy to put a border around this flag image
Flag of Syria.svg
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Interpretation of the colors

Scheme Textile colour
Red The Hashemite dynasty, bloody struggle for freedom.
White The Umayyad dynasty, bright and peaceful future.
Green The Fatimid dynasty, the stars representing Egypt and Syria.
Black The Abbasid dynasty,

Colours scheme

Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg Red White Green Black
RGB 206/17/38 255/255/255 0/122/61 0/0/0
Hexadecimal #ce1126 #FFFFFF #007a3d #000000
CMYK 12/100/98/3 0/0/0/0 89/27/100/15 75/68/67/90

File history

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current14:46, 18 March 2019Thumbnail for version as of 14:46, 18 March 2019900 × 600 (909 bytes)JdxUploaded on behalf of User:FDRMRZUSA because "the center of each star must be located at 1/3 of flag width"