Turkey Flag

Turkey FlagCountry: Turkey

Official Country Name: Republic of Turkey

Capital: Ankara

Continent: Asia and Europe

Flag Name: Alsancak (Red Banner), Ay Yildiz (Moon-star) and Albayrak (red flag)

Flag Design: Turkish flag consists of a full red field along with a crescent and a five-pointed star in the center. This flag was basically the flag of the Ottoman Empire (Saltanat-e-Usmania) and was adopted with some minor changes by Turkey. Red is the traditional color of Islam while crescent and star are the traditional signs of Islam.

Designed by: Adopted from the Ottoman Empire

Adopted on: 29th May, 1963