Date Flag first adopted: July 23rd,1992. The flag consists of seven horizontal equal rows. There are four dark green rows which are separated by three white rows. The number seven is sacred to the people of Abkhazia. The green and white are said to signify the harmony with which the Christian and Muslim communities of Abkhazia share the country. There is a red canton design at the top left of the flag. Within the canton is seven white stars, these represent the historical regions of Abkhazia ( Abzhywa, Bzyp, Dal-Tsabal, Gumaa, Pskhuy-Aibga, Sadzen and Samurzaqan).