File:Flag of Syria.svg

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Asturianu: Bandera de la República Árabe Xunida (1958-1961). Foi readoptada como la bandera de Siria en 1980.
Català: Bandera de la República Àrab Unida (1958-1961). Va ser readoptada com la bandera de Síria el 1980.
العربية: علم الجمهورية العربية المتحدة ١٣٧٧-١٣٨٠
English: Flag of the Syrian Arab Republic since 1980, initially adopted by the United Arab Republic in 1958.
Español: Bandera de la República Árabe Unida (1958-1961). Fue readoptada como la bandera de Siria en 1980.
It is easy to put a border around this flag image
Flag of Syria.svg
[[File:Flag of Syria.svg|border|96x176px]]
Date 1958-1961; 1980-present

BASED ON THIS CONSTRUCTION SHEET: Approximate Construction of the Flag of Syria.svg
Author See File history below for details.
For further informations, see also: en:Syrian Arab Republic and the en:United Arab Republic.
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Other versions

*At present does not exist an official (by Syrian Government) construcion sheet for "stars" (dimension and position). Therefore, the flags below are all equally valid.

System-search.svgSee also: en:Flag of Syria.
Used colors:
     red rendered as RGB 206 017 038
     white rendered as RGB 255 255 255
     black rendered as RGB 000 000 000
     green rendered as RGB 000 122 061
SVG development
Notepad icon wide.svg
This flag was created with a text editor.

Detailed color approximations

Flag of Syria.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

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 takbīr (the phrase Allahu akbar, meaning "God is great" in Arabic)
Black The Abbasid dynasty,

Image history of en:Image:United Arab Republic flag.svg:

(del) (cur) 23:12, 3 October 2005 . . Zscout370 . . 450x300 (3049 bytes) (Fixed the colors)
(del) (rev) 23:01, 3 October 2005 . . Zscout370 . . 450x300 (2899 bytes) (The flag of the United Arab Republic, drawn in SVG. == Licensing == {{Zscout370}})


SVG file of the Flag of the Syrian Arab Republic

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File history

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current14:28, 27 July 2019Thumbnail for version as of 14:28, 27 July 2019900 × 600 (314 bytes)FDRMRZUSASlight correction for "stars" position on X axis (left star: 221.142>221.140; right star: 521.142>521.140). Now "stars" position is perfect: center of the "star" at 1/3 of flag width from the nearest edge (according to related construction sheet: "File:Approximate Construction of the Flag of Syria.svg"). Y axis unchanged (225.000). No other changes.