Flag of East Turkestan
The flag of East Turkistan (Uyghur: شەرقىي تۈركىستان بايرىقى), often referred to as the East Turkistan flag, also known as Kökbayraq (Blue Banner), was the national flag of the Islamic Republic of East Turkistan. It was adopted by the Islamic Republic of East Turkistan on November 12, 1933.[not in citation given] It is a symbol of the East Turkestan independence movement.
|Use||National flag and ensign|
|Design||A blue (#65B7FF)|
field with a white crescent moon and five-pointed star slightly left of centre.
The flag resembles the Turkish flag, including a crescent and star historically representing Tengrism. The color blue represents the Gökturks, a group of ancient nomadic Turkic peoples. Gökturks translates to "Celestial Turks".
In a RGB color space, the blue of the East Turkestan flag is composed of 101/183/255 (dec); in hexadecimal color code #65B7FF. In a CMYK colour space, it is composed of 58% cyan, 19% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black.
|A||Distance between the centre of the outer crescent and the seam of the white band||1⁄2 G|
|B||Diameter of the outer circle of the crescent||1⁄2 G|
|C||Distance between the centres of the inner and outer circles of the crescent||1⁄16 G|
|D||Diameter of the inner circle of the crescent||2⁄5 G|
|E||Distance between the inner circle of the crescent and the circle around the star||1⁄3 G|
|F||diameter of the circle around the star||1⁄4 G|
|L||Length||1 1⁄2 G|
|M||Width of the white hem at the hoist||1⁄30 G|
Uyghur woman dancing in front of the flag in Washington D.C.