Tunisia Unfurls Largest Flag
- Largest Flag
- Organizers stated that it took 80 km of fabric to make the 104,544 square meter flag which weighed in at 12.6 tonnes
- Spokeswoman Raya Ben Guiza said the project was the brainchild of a local textile manufacturer who had been thoroughly shocked by the infamous 2012 incident at the Manouba arts faculty outside Tunis
To cut it short
Ong Jmel where the event was held, was made famous by its use in the blockbuster movie series Star Wars as the set for Mos Espa, hometown of protagonist Anakin Skywalker. Tunisian tourism industry had started promoting the event several weeks back in a bid to revive the country’s tourism industry following the terrorist attack in the Bardo Museum in March. The Guinness world record will become official in the coming days.