COUNTRIES WITH A CRESCENT IN THEIR FLAG
Almost all countries with a crescent in their flag have a Muslim
majority. However, there are two exceptions: Singapore and Nepal.
The crescent was designed into Singapore's flag during independence
to supposedly assure Malaysia, in which Singapore was formerly located,
that it was not becoming a Chinese state. The other exception is
Nepal, but in that case, the crescent refers to the moon and not to
Islam (there is also a sun in the flag). Many of the flags from
Islamic nations with crescents also have green coloring (a traditional
color of Islam).
* One or more crescents are blended with other shapes.
Singaporean Flag (from CIA World Factbook):
Nepali Flag (from CIA World Factbook):
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