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Flag of Voronezh Oblast
Voronezhskaya Oblast'
Adopted July 5, 2005 [1]
Designed by K. Mochënov, Yu. Korzhik, M. Medvedev, R. Malanichev, O. Afans'yeva
Proportions 2:3

The flag of Voronezh Oblast, Russia, is red rectangle with width/length ratio 2:3 depicting the elements of the coat of arms of the oblast: yellow mountain slope coming down from the hoist side, formed of big stones, with white pitcher toppled over, from which water is pouring.

SymbolismEdit

  • Mountain stands for hilly landscape of the oblast.
  • Pitcher stands for richness and fertility of the oblast's soils. [2]

HistoryEdit

Voronezhskaya Oblast' 1997

1997-2005

On July 1, 1997, the Oblast Duma adopted a flag of the oblast based on flag of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic: red rectangle with blue stripe along the hoist side, charged with the coat of arms of the oblast.

ProposalEdit

Voronezhskaya Oblast', proposed

Proposed flag

In Octoper 2007 a project of the new flag appeared at the official site of the oblast administration.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Vexillographia.ru
  2. State Symbols of Russia
  3. State symbols of Russia and Voronezhskaya Oblast at the site of Voronezhskaya Oblast administration
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