The Singapore flag has a rectangular design that consists of a horizontal red stripe for universal brotherhood and equality of man, a horizontal white stripe for pervading and everlasting purity and virtue, the waxing crescent moon represents a young nation on the ascendant, and the five stars represent the nation's ideals of democracy, peace, progress, justice and equality. In the the mid 20th century, the star and crescent became a symbol of Islam, and this is used in the context by the Muslims in the country. Singapore and Nepal are the only two non-Islamic States that have a star and crescent on their flag
Historical Flags Edit
Below are several flags which have been used in an official capacity to represent Singapore.