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Flag of Leningrad Oblast
Leningradskaya Oblast'
Adopted December 9, 1997 [1]
Designed by V.I. Yevlanov [2]
Proportions 2:3

The flag of Leningrad Oblast, Russia, is a rectangular sheet with width/lengt proportions 2:3, having white field taking upper 2/3 of the flag, with the oblast coat of arms in its centre, and two wavy stripes of blue (upper) and white (lower) below it; the blue and red stripes are separated with thin (1/60 of the flag width) white stripe. The reverse side of the flag is a mirror image of the obverse side. [3]

SymbolismEdit

The wavy white-blue-red (like in flag of Russia) tricolour symbolizes the status of the region as "sea gates" of Russia, and its loyalty to Russia. The coat of arms pictures is pased on coat of arms of Saint Petersburg, the capital of the region (even though the city is not part of the oblast).

ReferencesEdit

  1. Flag of Leningradskaya Oblast at Geraldika.ru
  2. Leningrad Region at Flags of the World
  3. Leningradskaya Oblast at Vexillographia.ru
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