Flag of Baden-Württemberg
Adopted November 11, 1953[1]
Designed by (unknown)
Proportions 3:5

The civil flag of Baden-Württemberg, a federal land of Germany, is a horizontal bicolour of black (upper stripe) and gold.


According to the German heraldic tradition, the colours of the flag reflect the colours of the coat of arms.

The black represents Württemberg and Hohenzollern, and the gold represents Baden (Baden, Württemberg-Hohenzollern, and Württemberg-Baden merged to form Baden-Württemberg in 1952).[2]

Other flags of Baden-WürttembergEdit

The state flags were adopted on August 2, 1954.



  1. Flagge Baden-Württembergs on German Wikipedia
  2. Baden-Württemberg on Flags of the World
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