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What is written on the Saudi Arabia flag? Declaration of belief.
The shahada is the Muslim declaration of belief in the oneness of God and acceptance of Muhammad as God’s prophet. The declaration in its shortest form reads: There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God.
Whose heads are on the flag of Sardinia? Moors.
The flag represents four Moorish invaders blindfolded for execution (Moors cut heads are also popular in Spanish emblems). A regional law approved in 1999 changed the flag, with the bandages now encircling the forehead.
What gun is depicted on the flag of Mozambique? AK-47.
The flag of Mozambique was adopted on 1 May 1983. It is based on the flag of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO), the leading political party in Mozambique, which used to be a partisan organisation before the country gained independence from Portugal. Today, there is an ongoing debate whether the gun should be removed from the flag or not.
How many stars are on the Chinese flag? 5
The red background symbolizes the revolution and the golden colours were used to "radiate" on the red background. The five stars and their relationship represents the unity of Chinese people under the leadership of the Communist Party of China. In the original description of the flag by Zeng, the larger star symbolizes the Communist Party of China, and the four smaller stars that surround the big star symbolize the four social classes (the working class, the peasantry, the urban petite bourgeoisie and the national bourgeoisie) of Chinese people.
How many countries in the world have non-quadrilateral national flag? One.
Nepal is the only country in the world with non-quadrilateral national flag. Until 1962, the flag emblems, the sun and the crescent moon, had human faces. They were removed to modernize the flag.
What do the pillars visible on the Spanish flag symbolize? Pillars of Hercules.
The pillars of Hercules are rocks which are at the west flank of Mediterranean Sea: Rock of Gibraltar at the European side and Mount Moses ("Jebel Musa") at the African side. Colours of the flag are not officially explained. Colloquially, it is claimed that their meaning is: red - blood of a toreador, and yellow - the sand of the arena.