The crown represents the Tajik people. The name is derived from tajvar, which means “crowned” In traditional Tajik culture the magic word “ seven” is a symbol of perfection, the emodiment of happiness and the provider of virtue. According to Tajik legend, heaven in composed of seven beautiful orchards, separeated by seven mountains each with a glowing star on top. THe red is a symbol of the sun and victory, the white stands for purity, cotton and the snow on the mountains, and the green represents the spiritual meaning of Islam and the generosity of nature.
|Flag Date of Adoption||25 November 1992|
|Flag Symbolism||three horizontal stripes of red (top), a wider stripe of white, and green; a gold crown surmounted by seven gold, five-pointed stars is located in the center of the white stripe|