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Facts and History of Mauritania Flag

What does green symbolize? Facts and History of Mauritania Flag

Being adopted at in the second half of the 20th century, the flag of Mauritania stands as symbol for the North-West African region.

There are many speculations made on the symbolism of the green colour in this flag. Some writers consider that it stands for a bright future and prosperity; others say that it has no particular meaning.

However, what are consider facts and history of Mauritania Flag is that it was adopted under the command of Ould Daddah and its colours green and golden are the typical Pan-African colours. In addition to that, the golden colour of the crescent and the star symbolizes the golden sand of the deserts. The celestial signs are the symbols of the Islamic culture that is dominating the region.

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