The trouble began the day after the opening of the structure.
In 2010, Azerbaijan was able to build at that time the world’s tallest flagpole is 162 meters with a flag the size of a football field (pictured above).
Total weight of the structure is 220 tons, and the flag weighed 350 pounds. For the project, developed by the American company Trident Support and implemented by Azerbaijani company Azenko, spent about $ 25 million.
The next day after the opening ceremony, the flag was torn cruel Caspian wind and pulled for repair.
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Azerbaijan (Republic of Azerbaijan) – state in the South Caucasus, located in Western Asia.
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Capital – Baku
Biggest cities: Baku, Ganja, Sumgait, Mingachevir, Barda, Lankaran, Nakhchivan, Shirvan
Form of government : Presidential Republic
Territory – 86 600 km2 (110th in the world)
Population – 9,69 million people (91st in the world)
Official language – Azerbaijani
Religion – Islam
HDI – 0,751 (78th in the world)
GDP – $75,19 billion (68th in the world)
Currency – Azerbaijani manat
Borders with: Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Iran
Next trouble occurred eight months later. In may 2011 in the Tajik capital Dushanbe has raised the flag that flew higher than that of Azerbaijan by as much as three feet, although the cloth was smaller. Thus, the flag went down to second place in the championship the highest. The third position was taken by the 133-meter in Ashgabat, capital of Turkmenistan. In 2014, record the height of the flagpole belongs to Saudi Arabia — 170 meters. Thus, the Azerbaijani flag was in third place after the Tajik and Saudi, but last year the flag was lowered, and this was pulled up the flagpole.
Will the design of the restored or flag finally decided to dismantle yet.
Also one of the highest flagpoles can boast of North Korea, Jordan, UAE, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus.
As reported by “Around the world. Ukraine”, New Zealand has accused Australia of plagiarism flag.