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Flag of the United Arab Emirates
|Use||National flag and state ensign|
|Adopted||December 2, 1971|
|Design||A horizontal tricolour of green, white and black with a vertical 1⁄4-width red bar at the hoist|
|Designed by||H.E. Abdulla Mohamed Almaainah, current Ambassador of the UAE to the Czech Republic|
The flag of the United Arab Emirates (Arabic: علم الإمارات العربية المتحدة) is used to represent, or show, the United Arab Emirates. It contains the Pan-Arab colors, which are red, green, white, and black, to show Arab unity. The Flag was designed by a Young Emirati boy named as Abdullah Mohammed Al Maainah in 1971.
Red represents hardiness, bravery, strength and courage. The vertical red band can also be interpreted as binding all the other meanings together in unity.
Green represents hope, joy, optimism, and love. It can also symbolize the countries prosperity.
White represents peace and honesty. White is the purest colour, and is interpreted by some to symbolise cleanliness.