List of national symbols of Palestine

The symbols of Palestine are official and unofficial flags, icons or cultural expressions that are emblematic, representative or otherwise characteristic of Palestine and of its culture.

Overview[edit]

The scope of what is included in the symbols of Palestine includes the state flag and its ensign based on the Flag of the Arab Revolt. It also includes Palestinian vexillology and signs used by the Palestinian National Authority.[1] The fida'i is its national anthem. The Palestine sunbird has been suggested as a possible national bird of Palestine in the future.[2] The Palestinian Authority passport has been described as a 'crucial symbol of nationhood.'[3] Postage stamps and postal history of the Palestinian National Authority also constitute as a national symbol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Palestinian People: A History - Page 392, Baruch Kimmerling - 2009
  2. ^ The First Palestinian Bird Migration Festival Archived 2011-08-25 at the Wayback Machine, Palestine Wildlife Society. Retrieved 29 July 2009.
  3. ^ Jordan Times, 25 Jan. 1995