Flag of Kuwait
A Brief History
|Design||A green-white-red horizontal tricolour with black trapezium.|
Prior to 1899 the flag of Kuwait was a plain red field. In 1899 the crescent moon and five pointed white star was added to the flag with Arabic text for “Kuwait”.
In 1909 the crescent moon and star was enlarged with the Arabic text placed top right. The crescent moon and star removed, text enlarged and a large white stripe added to the left side of the flag in 1915.
The Coat of Arms of Kuwait
The Coat of Arms of Kuwait was adopted in 1962. It depicts a boat on the ocean on a disc protected by a falcon protected by a shield made of the national flag. There is also a banner above the ship stating Kuwait.
The Roundel of the Kuwait Air Force
The Roundel of the Kuwait Air Force contains a green disc behind a white, behind a red and black disc representing the colours of the national flag.