Banner o Mauritanie
The flag of Mauritanie is the common name for the naitional banner o Mauritanie in north-wast Africae. The banner wis adoptit on Aprile 1, 1959. It wis introduced unner the instructions o Moktar Ould Daddah, an the subsequent constitution o 22 Mairch 1959.
The colors o green an gold are considered Pan-African colors. Green is an aa uised tae seembolize Islam, an the gold for the sands o the Sahara desert. The crescent an star are seembols o Islam, which is the major releegion in the naition. Some writers hae an aa speculatit that green seembolises a bricht future, an growth. There is nae offeecial specification or construction sheet for the exact relative measurements o the star an crescent, although the banner's measurements are 2:3.
The design acts as the naitional banner o Mauritanie, an is an aa uised in circular form as an aircraft roundel.