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Mahra Sultanate of Qishn and Socotra (Protectorate of South Arabia, Yemen)

Mahra State

Last modified: 2002-11-16 by ivan sache
Keywords: protectorate of south arabia | mahra | qishn | socotra | banu afrar | crescent (black) | star (black) |
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[Mahri state]by Ivan Sache

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Description of the flag

The flag shown on the postage stamps issued by the State is 1:2, horizontally divided green-white-red with a black crescent and star in the white stripe, slightly shifted to the hoist.

Ivan Sache, after a scan of a stamp by Mike Oettle, 5 January 2002

Flag of the Banu Afrar dynasty

[Banu Afrar dynasty]by Jaume Ollé

Ratio 2:3
Adopted: ?
Abolished: 1967

The Banu Afrar of Mahra (Quisn) and Socotra, used red flag with the name in white (Afrar government)

Source: The Flag Bulletin [tfb] (communicated by Harald Müller)

Jaume Ollé, 9 February 1997

Earlier (undated) flag of Socotra Island

[Socotra island]by Jaume Ollé

Ratio 2:3
Adopted: 1886 ?
Abolished: ?

The text on the flag says Socotra.

Dov Gutterman, 20 May 2001

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