Afghanistan outdoor flags are USA made of nylon flag material and are finished with a canvas heading and two brass grommets on the hoist side, 2 rows of stitching top and bottom sides and 4 rows of stitching on the fly side. They are attached to the flagpole by means of a halyard (rope) and flag snaps, or to smaller poles with flag fasteners. Standard sizes for outdoor international flags are 2x3 ft, 3x5 ft, 4x6 ft, 5x8 ft and 6x10 ft. Flags are available in larger sizes made to order.
Afghanistan indoor flags are available in 3x5 ft and 4x6 ft. nylon, and feature a pole sleeve with a flannel liner and a tab sewn inside the sleeve. The tab attaches to a hook or screw a top of the parade or display flagpole to keep the flag from sliding down the pole. Indoor and parade flags are finished with two-inch gold rayon fringe. These flags are also available with a pole sleeve only and no fringe (made to order, allow 2 weeks). All indoor flags are USA made.
3x5 ft indoor flags are typically displayed on either 7 ft or 8 ft poles. 4x6 ft indoor flags are typically displayed on 9 ft poles. Poles are available in polished hardwood and either silver or gold anodized aluminum. Indoor floor stands are available in either weighted ABS plastic or cast metal in gilt, brass or chrome finishes. Flagpole finials for indoor / parade poles are available in ABS plastic and both brass or chrome metal finishes.
Afghanistan desktop flags are made in the United States. Size is 4 x 6 inch, lightweight nylon material, hemmed all four sides, mounted on 10” black staffs with a golden spear point. Table top bases are available in black plastic to display from 1- 7 flags. Wood bases are available with either 10 holes or 12 holes to display additional flags.
Afghanistan Flag Pantone Colors: Red 199, Green 348,, Black, White
UN Flags - Pantone Color Specifications
Year Adopted: 2002
The Afghanistan flag has three equal vertical bands of black (hoist side), red, and green, with the national emblem in white centered on the red band and slightly overlapping the other two bands. The center of the emblem features a mosque with pulpit and flags on either side and below the mosque are numerals for the solar year 1298 (1919 in the Gregorian calendar, the year of Afghan independence from the UK). This central image is circled by a border consisting of sheaves of wheat on the left and right, in the upper-center is an Arabic inscription of the Shahada (Muslim creed) below which are rays of the rising sun over the Takbir (Arabic expression meaning "God is great"), and at bottom center is a scroll bearing the name Afghanistan. Black signifies the past, red is for the blood shed for independence, and green can represent either hope for the future, agricultural prosperity, or Islam. (ref: CIA World Factbook, Jan. 2014)