Banner o Saudi Arabie

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State an military banner an ensign (obverse an reverse). Banner ratio: 2:3

The banner o Saudi Arabie (Arabic: علم المملكة العربية السعودية) is the banner uised bi the govrenment o Saudi Arabie syne 15 Mairch 1973. It is a green banner featurin in white an Arabic inscription an a swuird. The script on the banner is written in the Thuluth script. It is the shahadah or Islamic declaration o faith:

لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله
lā ’ilāha ’illa-llāh muḥammadun rasūlu-llāh
"There is nae God but Allah an Muhammad is the messenger o Allah"

The swuird symbolizes juistice.

Green flags bearing this or ither Arabic scripts ar frequently seen in Islam an shoud no be ramsfeelt wi the Saudi naitional banner. These ither flags normally dae no bear the swuird seembol.

The banner is manufactured wi identical obverse an reverse sides, tae ensure the shahada reads correctly, frae richt tae left, frae either side. The swuird pynts tae the left on baith sides, in the direction o the script. The banner is sinister hoisted, meanin that it is hoistit tae the left o the flagpole, as viewed frae the obverse (front) side. (Flagpole is tae the richt o the banner).

The green uised in the banner is Pantone 330 c / CMYK (%) C 100 - M 0 - Y 50 - K 50[1]

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  1. Flags of the World - Saudi Arabia