Algeria Democratic Republic has been under the governance of France and didn`t have national symbols. But during the war the country got independence and in the same time the necessity of national symbols became evident.
What does the flag look like
The national symbol of Algeria has never changed since it was approved. The field is divided into two vertical stripes the left one is green and the right is white. In the cetter there is a red cresent with five pointed star.
All heraldic spesialists explain the meaning of the colours and symbols in the same one. Green colour means islam as the majority of the citizens are islamic. Also this colours symbolises the people`s wealth after the country has got independence.
White is a symbole of peace and clear thoughts in many countries and cultures. Algeria Democratic Republic didn`t become an exception. In Algeria the flag means the the country finaly lives in peace after years of military confrontation. And this colour is the symbol of clear intention sof the country (including politic intentions)The cresent like in other cultures means that islamic religion is dominent but its shape is slightly different as people here believe it brings good luck.