Friday, June 14, 2013

Fact of the Day: Green Libya

From 1977-2011, the national flag of Libya was pure green with no other designs or details. It was chosen by then-Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi as a symbol of his political philosophy. It was often listed as one of the worst flags in the world. 

23 comments:

Cloudia said...

his philosophy was vacant :)


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Kati said...

Thanks for your kind words on my last post!
A flag like this seemd so odd...but then, so was he!

Have a great day,
-Kati

Pilar Domínguez said...

I love green, it is my favourite colour but...for a flag? it is very simple. Kisses:)

Unknown said...

Muy simple!!!
Saludos y buen fin de semana.
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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Well now...that's kind of...um...boring.

Dana said...

What a strange flag!

Have a good weekend, Adam.

Emmylou said...

It does look odd to have just a green flag:O

DEZMOND said...

it actually has a lovely symbolism. I love Lybia. Such a friendly country devastated by American aggressors.

Unknown said...

That shows skill, right?

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Can see why it made the list

Anonymous said...

libyan drivers celebrated at every intersection then!

CQUEK said...

colour of a flag. wow!

Pat Hatt said...

Ummm that has to be the most unoriginal flag ever

my daily london said...

Lovely symbolism

Mydailylondon

Aunt Mary said...

EMPTY FLAG REFERS AN EMPTY MIND :)

Christine said...

interesting, this is really too simple for a flag!

Joy said...

He could add one star maybe:)

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FilipBlog said...

Isn't it the colour of Islam?

Greetings,
Filip

Adam said...

yes

Theresa Mahoney said...

I agree, horrible flag!

MEcoy said...

well, at least they wont be having a hard time doing those flags

Anna and Klaudia said...

interesting fact :)