The flag for Western Sahara, represented by the letters EH on some platforms, is made up of a combination of the 🇪 and 🇭 Regional Indicator Symbol Letters. This flag is displayed as a single emoji on supported platforms and was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
About The Flag
🇪🇭 The flag of Western Sahara uses a national flag consisting of a black, white, and green horizontal tricolor charged with a red star and crescent in the center stripe and a red chevron at the hoist.
⚫ The black stripe represents the Sahrawi people’s resistance and struggles for independence
⚪ The white stripe represents peace and purity
🟢 The green stripe represents the natural resources and natural beauty of Western Sahara
🔴 The red star and crescent represents Islam, which is the dominant religion in the region
🟥 The red chevron represents the Sahrawi people’s solidarity and unity
📅 The flag of Western Sahara was officially adopted on February 27, 1976, and has not undergone any significant changes since
🇪🇭 The flag of Western Sahara has been involved in various controversies, as the territory is disputed and claimed by both Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). The SADR is recognized as a state by some countries, while others do not recognize its sovereignty. The flag is used by the Sahrawi people as a symbol of their identity and independence movement.
Interesting Facts About Western Sahara
1. 🌊 Western Sahara is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Morocco to the north, Mauritania to the south and east, and Algeria to the northeast.
2. 💲 Its economy mainly depends on fishing activities, as well as phosphate mining and exports of iron ore and other minerals.
3. 🗺Western Sahara is rich in natural resources, such as oil and gas reserves, uranium deposits and offshore fishing grounds.
4. 🐟 The main sources of income for the population are fishing, petty trade and small-scale agricultural activities that take place in the coastal strip of the territory.
5. 🇪🇭The official currency in Western Sahara is the Moroccan Dirham.
6. 🐫 Camel herding and livestock rearing are also important economic activities in the interior of the territory.
7. 📊 The population of Western Sahara is estimated to be around 630,289 people, with a majority of them being Saharawi refugees living in refugee camps in neighboring countries, such as Algeria and Mauritania.
8. 🛡 The United Nations Peacekeeping Force for Western Sahara (MINURSO) has been deployed since 1991 to monitor the ceasefire between Morocco and the Polisario Front.
9. 🕊The official language of Western Sahara is Spanish, although many other languages are spoken in the territory, such as Hassaniyya, French, and English.
10. 🎊 Western Sahara celebrates its National Day on November 14th to commemorate the proclamation of the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in 1976.
Emoji Combinations For Western Sahara
1. 🇪🇭⛱️🌊🏖️ = Exploring the Coast of Western Sahara
2. 🇪🇭⚓️⛵️🐟 = Fishing in Western Sahara
3. 🇪🇭👨🌾🐃🐪 = Livestock Farming in Western Sahara
4. 🇪🇭⛰️✨❄️ = The Beauty of the Mountains in Western Sahara
5. 🇪🇭☀️⛺️👩👧 = Family Camping in Western Sahara
6. 🇪🇭⚔️🛡️ = Defending the Territory of Western Sahara
7. 🇪🇭🗻⛰️⛩️ = Visiting Ancient Ruins in Western Sahara
8. 🇪🇭🛣️🚘⛽️ = Road Trip Through Western Sahara
9. 🇪🇭🌅🐫⛰️ = Watching the Sun Set Over Western Sahara
10. 🇪🇭⏳👩❤️👨 = Celebrating Love in Western Sahara
11. 🇪🇭🏝️⚓️⛰️ = Island Hopping Adventure in Western Sahara
12. 🇪🇭☀️😎👙 = Enjoying the Beach Life in Western Sahara
13. 🇪🇭🌊🐠⛵️ = Boating in the Ocean of Western Sahara
14. 🇪🇭✨🌅☀️ = Watching a Sunrise in Western Sahara
15. 🇪🇭⛰️🗻❄️ = Trekking Through the Mountains of Western Sahara
16. 🇪🇭🐫⛰️⚔️ = Fighting for Freedom in Western Sahara
17. 🇪🇭✨🌆👩👧 = Exploring the City of Western Sahara
18. 🇪🇭🌆⛰️☀️ = Taking in the Views from a High Altitude in Western Sahara
19. 🇪🇭👩❤️👩🗻 = Hiking Through Nature with Your Lover in Western Sahara
20. 🇪🇭🐟⛱️🌊 = Swimming with the Fish in Western Sahara
21. 🇪🇭👨✈️🚀⛰️ = Flying High Above the Mountains of Western Sahara
22. 🇪🇭😎☀️🚲 = Biking Through the Desert of Western Sahara
23. 🇪🇭⛺️✨🌆 = Sleeping Under the Stars in Western Sahara
24. 🇪🇭👩❤️👩⚓️ = Taking a Romantic Cruise in Western Sahara
25. 🇪🇭🏖️⛱️🐠 = Relaxing On the Beach of Western Sahara
Frequently Asked Questions
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