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Municipality of Deir el Qamar (Chouf District, Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon)

دير القمر

Last modified: 2020-08-01 by ian macdonald
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[Hammana] image by Tomislav Šipek, 25 June 2020

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According to the municipal website, the town of Deir el Qamar was a capital of the Maanid and early Chehab emirs.
Eugene Ipavec, 20 May 2007

The flag of Deir el Qamar is white with logo.
Tomislav Šipek, 25 June 2020

Former Flag

[Deir el Qamar, 1830 (Lebanon)] image by Vincent Morley

Deir el Kamar in 1830 used red flag with superimposed green cross.
Source: Flaggenmiteilung 84, Crux Australis 50
Jaume Ollé, 13 May 2003

Coat of Arms

[Deir el Qamar (Lebanon)] image adapted from municipal site, 16 Mar 2012

The municipal coat of arms contains the same naturalistically-rendered carnation reported by [Nehmé to have been on the Rebels' and Kaïssites' flags (also supposed to have been on the flag of the Maanid Emirate) and a lion similar to that on the Lamaïte flag.
Eugene Ipavec, 20 May 2007