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Flag of Jordan, 2011

Flag of Jordan, 2011

Color flag of Jordan. Three equal horizontal bands of black (top), representing the Abbassid Caliphate, white, representing the Ummayyad Caliphate, and green, representing the Fatimid Caliphate; a red isosceles triangle on the hoist side, representing the Great Arab Revolt of 1916, and bearing a small white seven-pointed star symbolizing the seven verses of the opening Sura (Al-Fatiha) of the Holy Koran; the seven points on the star represent faith in One God, humanity, national spirit, humility, social justice, virtue, and aspirations; design is based on the Arab Revolt flag of World War I. Flat color and black/white versions of world flags are available on the Clipart ETC website.
Galleries: Flags of the World
Keywords: Jordanian national flag, banner, country flag, jo, standard, vexillology
Photo Location: Florida Center for Instructional Technology
Photographer: James Seaman
Date of Photo: 04/04/2011
Original Dimensions: 3065×1500
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 28° 3'38.17"N 82°24'38.30"W
Picture Number: 4921