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How to copy and paste the Flag of Afghanistan Emoji to any device.
- Copy the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Flag Emoji
Go to flagemoji.com and press the copy button (above). This works on any device.
- Paste the Emoji
Go to your email/iMessage/SMS texting service/document and paste the emoji.
For mobile devices
— double-tap or tap-hold, then paste should appear. Tap it.
For desktop and laptops on Apple devices
— command-P / ⌘-P
For desktop and laptops on Windows devices
Flag emojis are unicode symbols, like any other letter or number on your keyboard. This means you can copy and paste the emoji itself into your code, whatever the language (click the button above).
They actually count as two characters: the two-letter country code (the ISO international standard). The unicode and shortcode both represent country data which devices can interpret and display the emoji.
Emoji shortcodes are used on some platforms as a way for users to type in emojis from the keyboard. If you type the emoji shortcode on Github or Slack, the emoji will appear.
*The official name of the emoji is only the country name, not ‘Afghanistan Flag’, for example.
The flag of Afghanistan consists of three equal vertical bands in colors black, red, and green. The flag features the national emblem in the center which stretches into the outside vertical bands. The emblem is white and depicts a mosque with pulpit and flags on either side, circled by sheaves of wheat. On the top is an inscription of the Muslim creed, or Shahada. Below are the Arabic numerals 1298, the year of Independence from the UK.
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|Title||“Milli Surood” (National Anthem)|
|Composer||Abdul Bari Jahani / Babrak Wasa|
Afghanistan gained its official independence on August 19, 1919.
Black signifies the past, red is used to represent the blood shed in achieving independence, and green is used to mean either hope for the future, agricultural prosperity, or Islam.
The Afghanistan flag was adopted on August 19, 2013.
The government of Afghanistan is structured as an Islamic Republic with three braches of power: executive, legislative, and judiciary.
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