The nationl flag of Egypt has a classic rectangular form. Colors are also classic: red, white, black with an emblem of a golden eagle in the center. The emblem is a symbole of national military forces and a country`s belonging to Arabic world.
There are may varientsof the meaning of colors of the national flag. Most specialists believe that it is conneted to the most important dates of the istory of the country.
Red one is a symbol of the force of spirit of the population. It signifies also the blood shed by patriots in their struggle for independence.
White is a symbol of purety, innoncence and also is a symbol of so- called peacefull revolution. It took place in the country but nobody was hurt.
Finally the black stripe is a symbol of the country`s victory over clonial dependence from Great Britain.
The history of the flag
The were a great number of variants of the nationa symbols but the finl variant was adopted in 1984. The first variant was sugested in 1923 and it as a green field with a white cresent as a symbol of national religion islam.