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In the red canton, the open hand represents Abkhaz nationhood. The seven stars above it symbolize the seven Abkhaz regions. Seven is a number sacred to the Abkhaz. The seven green and white stripes represent the tolerance that allows Christianity and Islam to cohabit. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The canton of a flag is the top inner quarter of a flag. ... Abkhazia ( Abkhaz: /Apsny, Georgian: აფხაზეთი/Apkhazeti, Russian: Абха́зия) is a region of 8,600 km² in the Caucasus. ... Christianity is an Abrahamic religion based on the life, teachings, death by crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth as described in the New Testament. ... Islam (Arabic al-islām الإسلام,  listen) the submission to God is a monotheistic faith and the worlds second-largest religion. ...

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Abkhazia (Georgia) (1631 words)
The flag was adopted by the Abkhazian Parliament in Sukhumi on 23 July 1992.
According to the flag law, proportion of the flag shall be 1:2.
According to a colour picture showing the President standing nearby the flag, the flag of the President of Abkhazia is the national flag with the coat of arms placed in the middle.
Osmanlı Tarihi Kültürü Medeniyeti Edebiyatı Sanatı (2874 words)
Abkhazia (Abkhaz Ğ?Ò§Ñ?ны/Aphsny, Georgian áƒ?ფხáƒ?ზეთი/Apkhazeti, Russian Ğ?бхаÌ?зиÑ?/Abkhazia) is a region of 8,600 km² (3,300 sq.mi.) in the Caucasus.
The Caucasus mountains on the north and northeast divide Abkhazia from Circassia; on the southeast it is bounded by Mingrelia (Samegrelo); and on the southwest by the Black Sea.
Abkhazia was made an autonomous principality of the Byzantine Empire in the 7th century, a status it retained until the 9th century, when it was united with the Georgian kingdom of Imereti.
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