Flag of Bangladesh

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Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Use National flag National flag
Proportion 3:5
Adopted 17 January 1972
Design A red disc on a green field.
Designed by Quamrul Hassan
FIAV 000100.svg Civil ensign. Flag Ratio: 1:2
FIAV 000001.svg Naval ensign. Flag Ratio: 1:2
The first flag of an Independent Bangladesh with the country map that does not exist in the current flag.

The national flag of Bangladesh (Bengali: বাংলাদেশের জাতীয় পতাকা) was adopted officially on 17 January 1972. The red disc is for the sun rising over Bengal. It also is for the blood of those who died for the independence of Bangladesh. The green field stands for the lushness of the land of Bangladesh.