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image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 May 2018
The flag of Jeddah is white with logo.
Tomislav Šipek, 26 May 2018
The flag of the أمانة(English: Jeddah) جدة (English: Municipality, or
Governorate) is seen here (third flag from left to right). It features the logo
over a white horizontal background. The written inscription in Arabic on top
stands for "Municipality" (Governorate) and the inscription on bottom stands for
It is also worth mentioning that, according to the Guinness Book of World Records (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/tallest-unsupported-flagpole and http://saudibuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Guinness_Flagpole_in_jeddah.jpg), the city features the tallest unsupported flagpole in the world since its construction, standing at 171 m tall, erected on September 23, 2014. It flies a Saudi Arabia flag, 49.5 metres (162 ft) by 33 metres (108 ft) and weighing 570 kilograms (1,260 lb) (which could also be the heaviest flag in the world). It is located in King Abdullah Square. The cylindrical flagpole was built of 500 tons of steel by the Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiative and Al-Babtain Power & Telecom Co.
Sources: http://saudibuzz.com/jeddah-flagpole/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeddah_Flagpole
For additional information, go to Jeddah (official website): https://www.jeddah.gov.sa/
Esteban Rivera 27 May 2018