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Flag of Saint Petersburg
Sankt-Peterburg
Adopted September 6, 1991
Designed by (unknown)
Proportions 2:3

The flag of Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a red field charged in the center with the arms of the city, which consists of two silver anchors (a sea anchor, and a river anchor), and a gold scepter. The anchors both cross each other at their centers, with the sea anchor to the left and the river anchor on the right.

SymbolismEdit

The two anchors reflect the fact that the city has both river and sea ports. The scepter is surmounted on the anchors in the center. It shows that the city was the former capital of Russia.

ReferencesEdit

Russia Federal subjects of Russia
Republics: AdygeaAltayBashkortostanBuryatiaChechnyaChuvashiaDagestanIngushetiaKabardino-BalkariaKalmykiaKarachay-CherkessiaKareliaKhakassiaKomiMari ElMordoviaNorth Ossetia—AlaniaSakhaTatarstanTuvaUdmurtia
Krays: AltayskiyKamchatkaKrasnodarKrasnoyarskKhabarovskPermPrimorskyStavropolZabaykalsky
Oblasts: AmurArkhangelskAstrakhanBelgorodBryanskChelyabinskIrkutskIvanovoKaliningradKalugaKemerovoKirovKostromaKurganKurskLeningradLipetskMagadanMoscowMurmanskNizhny NovgorodNovgorodNovosibirskOmskOrenburgOryolPenzaPskovRostovRyazanSakhalinSamaraSaratovSmolenskSverdlovskTambovTomskTulaTverTyumenUlyanovskVladimirVolgogradVologdaVoronezhYaroslavl
Cities of federal status: MoscowSaint Petersburg
Autonomous oblast: Jewish
Autonomous okrugs: ChukotkaKhanty-MansiNenetsYamalo-Nenets

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