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Great Arab Revolt Flag

The Giant Flag in Aqaba is the 2nd tallest freestanding flagpole in the world.
The Giant Flag was erected to commemorate the Great Arab Revolt of 1916 against the Ottoman Empire. The leader of the Revolt was Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, the great-great grandfather of HIM King Abdullah II.

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Helen Betts13-Oct-2009 23:01
Wow, that's one very impressive flag! NIce capture of it, and Aqaba looks just as I remember it! V.
Joanne Kamo05-Feb-2009 19:02
An amazing image of this flag pole, towering above the mountains and wonderfully captured!
Debbie Blackburn Beierle05-Feb-2009 07:50
Thank you for the historical information. That is a HUGE freestanding flag pole! Excellent view of the countryside!
Katie Chew05-Feb-2009 00:07
Very nice
Ceya04-Feb-2009 17:23
Impressive commemoration! V
silvia marmori04-Feb-2009 17:03
oh.. looks truly tall!.. nice image and thank you for notes!