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Tanah Merah District (Kelantan, Malaysia)

Tanah Jajahan Tanah Merah

Last modified: 2009-05-18 by ian macdonald
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[Tanah Merah District (Kelantan, Malaysia)] 1:2 image by Clay Moss, 16 July 2008

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A red and orange quartered flag, arms centred on the first quarter.
Santiago Dotor
, 9 May 2003

Today though, as we were driving back across the peninsula toward Penang, we went through Kelantan. I was hopeful of seeing some of the old flags. Not 30 minutes after crossing the border, I spotted the flag of Jajahan Tanah Merah. So, we know at least one of the old flags is still in use.

Jajahan Tanah Merah transliterated means "Dominion of the Red Land". I would reckon it's now a district of Kelantan, which roughly translates to a county in American terms.
Clay Moss, 16 October 2005