The oficial flag of Comoros is in use since 2002. It consists of four horizontal stripes anfd a hite cresent with four stars inside green triangle.The previous versions of the flag ere in use since 1975 when a mouvement for independence started.
Four stripes represent four islands of the nation. A cresent is a symbol of the country`s national religion. Four stars also mean four islands.
The first flag was in local use since 1963 before the country gained independence. It as a cresent with four stars at the diagonal on a green background. In 1975 the flag changed. Two third of it became red, the cresent was turned and the stars reaaranged in diamond.
In 1978 the flag became completely green again and the cresent was turned to the right. Form 1996- till 2002 another versio of the flag was used with inscriptions in Arabic at the lower hoist.
Total area:2,235 km2
Formation:6. 7. 1975
Currency:comorian franc (KMF)