The flag of Libya is a horizontal tricolour featuring the colours (from the top of the flag to the bottom of the flag) red, black (double width) and green. At the centre of the flag is a white crescent moon and star, representing Islam.
The flag of Libya was officially adopted on 3 August 2011; however, it was originally used from 1951-1969 before falling out of use. The previous flag of Libya was plain green.
The flag's ratio is 1:2.