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This is a list of flags used by Shia Muslims.

The Shia Muslims flags usually include the color green in them, which is a symbol of Islam, also a symbol of purity, fertility and peace. Common colors in Shia Muslims flags are red, white and green; common symbols are Lion and Sun and the Shahada.

Shia Muslims States flagsEdit

Flag Duration Use Description
  Flag of Idrisid dynasty[citation needed]
  Flag of Fatimid Caliphate The Fatimid dynastic color was white, in opposition to Abbasid black, while red and yellow banners were associated with the Fatimid caliph's person.[1]
  Flag of Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (1918–1923)
Flag of Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (1923–1927)
  Flag of Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (1927–1962)
  Flag of Alawite State under the French Occupation 1920–1936, Alawite Territory, Alawite State, and Sanjak of Latakia
  Flag of Ilkhanate
  Flag of Safavid dynasty Flag of Safavid Dynasty under Ismail I (1501–1524).
  Flag of Safavid dynasty Flag of Safavid Dynasty after Ismail II (1576–1732).
  Flag of Afsharid Dynasty
  Flag of Afsharid Dynasty
  Flag of Afsharid Dynasty An Imperial Standard of the Afsharid dynasty
  Flag of Afsharid Dynasty Another Imperial Standard of the Afsharid dynasty
  Flag of Afsharid Dynasty Nader Shah's flag
  Flag of Afsharid Dynasty Naval flag of Afsharid period
  Flag of Zand Dynasty An Imperial Standard of the Zand dynasty
  Flag of Zand Dynasty Another Imperial Standard of the Zand dynasty
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Flag of Mohammad Khan
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty War flag of Fat′h Ali Shah
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Peace flag of Fat′h Ali Shah (version with sword)
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Diplomatic flag of Fat′h Ali Shah
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Flag used during the reign of Mohammad Shah
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Tricolour flag reported in 1886
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Tricolour flag designed by Amir Kabir
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Civil ensign until 1906
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Naval ensign until 1906
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty Qajar Flag during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  Flag of Qajar Dynasty
  Flag of Pahlavi dynasty State flag (1907–1933)
  Flag of Pahlavi dynasty National flag (1907–1933)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty Naval ensign (1907–1933)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty State flag (1933–1964)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty Naval ensign (1933–1964)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty State flag (1964–1980)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty National flag (1964–1980)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty Naval ensign (1964–1979)
  Flag of the Pahlavi dynasty Naval ensign (1979–1980)
  Flag of Iran
  Flag of Iraq
  Flag of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic
  Flag of Azerbaijan
  Flag of Nawab of Awadh
  Flag of Nawab of Rampur

Internal Shia Muslims territoriesEdit

Flag Duration Use Description
  Flag of Hunza(Pakistan)
  Flag of Talysh-Mughan Autonomous Republic
  Flag of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

Shia organizationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hathaway, Jane (2012). A Tale of Two Factions: Myth, Memory, and Identity in Ottoman Egypt and Yemen. SUNY Press. p. 97. ISBN 9780791486108.