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al-Yaman - Republic of Yemen, al-Jumhuriyat al-Yamaniyah

Last modified: 2010-10-30 by ian macdonald
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[Flag of Yemen] 2:3 | image by Željko Heimer, 3 October 2003

Flag and coat of arms adopted 22 May 1990. Yemen was formed on 22 May 1990 by the union of North Yemen and South Yemen.

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About the Flag

Proportion: 2:3
Description: Horizontally divided red-white-black
Use: on land, civil, state and war flag; at sea, civil, state, and naval ensign (as wel as naval jack).

Colour approximate specifications (as given in Album des Pavillons [2000]):

  • Red: Pantone 032 c / CMYK (%) C 0 - M9 0 - Y 85 - K 0
Željko Heimer, 3 October 2003

Coat of arms

[Coat of arms] image by António Martins

A golden eagle with a scroll in his claws inscribed in Arabic Al-Jumhuryijat al-Yamaniyah (the name of the country).
On the chest a shield: a golden dam with a coffee plant, beneath 4 blue and 3 white wavy stripes. On the right and left golden flag staffs with the national flag.
Mark Sensen, 19 April 1998

Aircraft Marking

[Yemen Air Force Roundel] image by Željko Heimer, 3 October 2003