Flag of the Week #6

Flag of the Week #6

Jacob Mock, News Editor

Country: United Arab Emirates

Flag Description: Three Horizontal Lines with green on top, white in middle, and black on the bottom. There is also a red vertical stripe at the hoist.

Year Current Flag Started Being Used: 1971

History of Flag: It was designed by a young boy in 1971

Facts about Country:

1.The UAE has a literacy rate of 93%.

2. The Dubai World Cup is the worlds third richest horse race with the winner taking home $7.2 million.

3.Terminal 3 at the Dubai International Airport is the worlds largest airport terminal.

4.The Burj Khalifa is the world tallest building at 2,722 feet.

5.The Dubai Mall is the worlds largest with 1200 stores and 120 restaurants.