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Qatar flag

A handout picture shows a Qatari flag, large enough to cover seven football pitches, which was sewn with fabric imported on board three planes, on 15 December 2013 the Gulf emirate of Qatar. The gas-rich country claimed a Guinness Book record with the flag, as it celebrates its national day on December 18. AFP PHOTO/HO/ KATARA MEDIA OFFICE

Qatar celebrates National Day with world's largest flag

19 December 2013

Qatar marked national day on December 18 by breaking the Guinness World Record for the world's largest flag: a 10-ton, 101,000sqm “Flag of Gratitude and Loyalty,” which spans the length of 19 football pitches.

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