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United Arab Emirates National Flag - Budget 5 x 3 feet

  • £8.34

Budget National Flag 5 x 3 Feet

  • 100% Polyester with two metal eyelets.
  • Screen printed in bold, clear colours.
  • Flag Size: 5ft x 3ft (150 x 90 cm)
  • Double stitched hems on three sides.
  • Reinforced banding on the pole edge.
  • Suitable for indoor or light outdoor use.
  • Eyelets as standard, rope and toggle or spinnaker clips on request.

Budget printed flags are manufactured in bold colour fast colours, and suitable for a wide variety of display applications.

If you would like more information call our sales team on 0161 653 6381.

Historical Information

Adopted 2 December 1971, officially hoisted 1 January 1972. The flag displays the pan-Arab colours. Red is the traditional colour of the emirates and red flags of several tiny Arab states along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf were modified for the first time in 1820 following the General Treaty that was signed by the British and the rulers of eight sheikhdoms. It required that these states 'should carry by land and sea a red flag, with or without letters on it, at their option, and this shall be in a border of white'. Such were the flags of Sharjah and Ras al Khaimah, while Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai and Umm al Qaiwain used a red flag with a white vertical stripe along the hoist. In 1958 Abu Dhabi exchanged the white stripe for a white canton and in 1961 the flag of Umm al Qaiwain was charged with a white crescent and star. In 1975 the ruler of Sharjah decided to replace his emirate's flag with that of the Union.

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