Persian Green

Persian green
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#00A693
sRGBB (r, g, b)(0, 166, 147)
HSV (h, s, v)(173°, 100%, 65%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(61, 50, 174°)
ISCC–NBS descriptorBrilliant bluish green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Persian green is a color used in pottery and Persian carpets in Iran. It is also utilized in the architecture of religious places.

Other colors associated with Persia include Persian pink, Persian rose, Persian orange, Persian red and Persian blue.

The color Persian green is named from the green color of some Persian pottery and is a representation of the color of the mineral malachite. It is a popular color in Iran because the color green symbolizes gardens, nature, heaven, and sanctity. The first recorded use of Persian green as a color name in English was in 1891, due to Persian traditional architecture.

From Wikipedia: Persian green

Protesters in Tehran, 16 June

The Iranian Green Movement (Persian: جنبش سبز ایران) or Green Wave of Iran (Persian: موج سبز ایران), also referred to as the Persian Awakening or Persian Spring by the western media, refers to a political movement that arose after the June 12, 2009 Iranian presidential election and lasted until early 2010, in which protesters demanded the removal of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from office. Green was initially used as the symbol of Mir Hossein Mousavi's campaign, but after the election it became the symbol of unity and hope for those asking for annulment of what they regarded as a fraudulent election. Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi are recognized as political leaders of the Green Movement. Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri was also mentioned as spiritual leader of the movement.

The Green Movement protests were a major event in Iran's modern political history and observers claimed that these protests were the largest since the Iranian Revolution of 1978–79. While the protests started out as a peaceful, non-violent movement, hundreds of people were arrested and several died as protests turned more violent in the following months. The movement eventually had trouble with retaining its momentum.

From Wikipedia: Iranian Green Movement