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The Flag of Afghanistan was adopted by the transitional government in 2002. This flag is similar to the one flown in Afghanistan during the monarchy between 1930 and 1973. The difference is the addition of the shahadah at the top of the coat-of-arms in the center.

This flag consists of three stripes of the colors black, red and green. This has been present on most flags of Afghanistan in the last twenty years. The center emblem is the classical emblem of Afghanistan with a mosque with its mihrab facing Mecca.

The pre-Taliban-era and Northern Alliance flag featured the same emblem, but with green, white and black horizontal stripes instead.

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Afghanistan has used other flags in the past. Some examples:

National flags
List of national flags | List of national coats of arms

See also

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