A high qality image of the flag of Azerbaijan

Flag of Azerbaijan

The flag of Azerbaijan with its official size and colors was adopted on February 5, 1991.  The flag consists of three equal horizontal bands colored blue, red and green with a white crescent and an eight pointed star in the center of the red band.  The eight points of the star stand for the eight branches of the Turkic peoples.  The blue band is the color of the Turks, the green stands for for Islam and the red is for progress and Europeanization.