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The National flag of Turkey (Turkish: Türk bayrağı) is a red flag with a white crescent moon and a star in its centre.

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All flags are ready for hoisting
• Fitted with rope and toggle
• 100% woven Polyester Bunting, (the real flag material)
• 98% ink strike-through mirror image on reverse side of flag
• Vibrant, long-lasting colours
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The flag of Turkey is called Ayyıldız (moon-star) or Albayrak (red flag). The Turkish flag is referred to as Alsancak (red banner) in the Turkish National Anthem.

The star and the moon are two sky elements symbolizing the Tengrist beliefs of the sky-worshiping ancient Turks. In Turkic Mythology four colours are associated with four cardinal directions such as “gok-blue” (east), “aq-white” (west), “al-red” (south) and “qara-black” (north). These colors represent the direction towards the zenith where the Tengri is residing in the sky. Red and white colours on the flag of Turkey symbolize the south-western branch of Turks called Oghuzes who are the founders of present-day Turkey as well as Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Gagauzia. Same mythology gives the Turkic names of the Black Sea and Mediterranean; Karadeniz being in the north and Akdeniz being in the west respectively. Turkestan’s flag is similar to Turkey’s, with only difference being blue.

The flag uses the same symbols of the former Ottoman flag, adopted in 1844 with the Tanzimat reforms, but the shape, placement and shade of the colour vary. The geometric proportions of the flag were legally standardised with the Turkish Flag Law in 1936. Wikipedia

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Material
100% Polyester Bunting (The Real Flag Material)
Finish
Fitted with rope and toggle ready for hoisting
Ceremonial Flags
Printed on two panels with a join.
Type
National Flag