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The national flag of Algeria (Missing image
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) consists of two equal vertical stripes, green and white, and bears, in the centre, a red crescent and star. The flag was adopted on July 3, 1962. It is similar to earlier ones used by the National Liberation Front (FLN), and some say it was used by Abdel Kadir in the 19th century. The white is for purity, while the green is for Islam. The crescent has become an Islamic symbol, and originated on the flag of Turkey.

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