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Flags of Asian Countries With Their Meaning

By The News Voice


The national flag is a symbol or emblem of a country, it represents the said country. Each country in the world has its own combination of colors, shapes and symbols. here are the flags from South Asian countries.


In the national flag of India the top band is of Saffron colour, indicating the strength and courage of the country. The white middle band indicates peace and truth with Dharma Chakra. The last band is green in colour shows the fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the land.



The Korean flag's field is white, it represents peace and purity.The circle in the flag's center represents balance in the universe. The red half represents positive cosmic forces, and the blue, the opposing negative cosmic forces. The trigrams represent movement and harmony as fundamental principles.

South Korea


The red in the Chinese flag represents the Chinese Communist Revolution. the five stars and their relationships to each other represent the unity of the Chinese people under the leadership of the Communist Party of China.




The Japanese flag is made up of a red circle, symbolizing the sun, against a white background. Meaning the 'the circle of sun'. The sun is important because of its role in mythology and religion in Japanese culture.


the lion on the flag represents bravery while the stripes represent the two main minorities, with the orange representing the Tamils living in Sri Lanka - both the native Sri Lankan Tamils and the Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka - and the green representing the Muslims of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka



The green in the flag represents the Muslim majority in Pakistan and the white stripe represents the various religious minorities in Pakistan. The crescent represents progress and the five-pointed star represents light and knowledge.


The green of the flag od Saudi Arabia represents Islam and the sword stands for the strictness in applying justice. The shahāda is inscribed in Arabic script on the green field of their banners, the statement translates as “There is no god but God; Muhammad is the prophet of God.”

Saudi Arabia


Asian flags differ in meaning as well as color. Asia is continent of diverse cultures, languages, people and even more with its enormous size.