Flag of Cyprus

Flag of Cyprus

With concerts and folk dancing and other events throughout the country, July 20th is Peace and Freedom Day in North Cyprus. A public holiday marking the anniversary of Turkey’s Peacekeeping Operation to protect the island’s Turkish Cypriot population.

The flag of Cyprus was adopted in its current design in April 2006. The design is a white field with a copper colored outline of the island of Cyprus above two green olive branches.

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