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The Three-colored State banner in Azerbaijan was first accepted on November 9, 1918 by the decision of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan. On April 28, 1920 after the fall of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan and establishment of Soviet power it was refused from this banner in Azerbaijan. For the second time this banner was restored by the decision of the Supreme Majlis of the Nakchivan Autonomous Republic on November 17, 1990 and was accepted as the State banner of the Autonomous Republic. 
At the same time the Supreme Majlis of the Nakchivan Autonomous Republic has proposed to Supreme Council of Azerbaijan SSR to recognize three-colored banner as the official banner of Azerbaijan. On February 5, 1991 the Supreme Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan has examined the proposal of the Supreme Majlis of the Nakchivan Autonomous Republic and has adopted a Decree to recognize three-colored banner as the national banner of Azerbaijan. 
National Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan consists of three equal in length horizontal stripes. The upper stripe is blue, middle is red, lower is green colored. Blue color has meaning of Turkic origin of Azerbaijani nation, red color has reflects the heading to modernization of society and development of democracy, and the green color shows belonging to Islamic civilization. In the center of red stripe on both sides of flag there is white crescent and eight-angled star. Proportions of width of the flag to the length is 1:2.


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National Heraldry | Views: 679 | Added by: shamsi_84 | Date: 07.05.2011