The flag of Turkey was officially adopted on June 5, 1936 The white crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are placed slightly to the left on the red field, and that shade of red dates back to the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century.
Make Girl Scout World Thinking Day SWAPs with printed facts about your country, an outline of it's shape and ribbons with the colors of the flag. There are 6 different facts (24 tags each). Choose from many different countries. Kit makes 96 and is available at MakingFriends.com