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Mouvement Normand (Autonomist movement, Normandy, France)

Last modified: 2012-04-08 by ivan sache
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[Mouvement Normand]

Flag of Mouvement Normand - Image by Luc Baronian, 11 January 2001


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Presentation of Mouvement Normand

Mouvement Normand promotes the Normand culture and asks for the "reunification" of Normandy, currently divided in the two Regions of Lower- and Upper-Normandy.

Pascal Vagnat, 11 January 2001


Flag of Mouvement Normand

The flag of Mouvement Normand is red with a yellow Scandinavian cross voided and filled in red.

This flag is shown on the Flags of Aspirant Peoples chart [eba94], #67, with the following caption:
NORMANDY (Normande)
North-West France.

The caption is incorrect and should be Normandie for the area or Normands for the people.

Ivan Sache, 14 September 1999


Related flags seen in Normandy

[Another flag of Normandy]

Flag with two leopards - Image by André Coutanche, 11 January 2001

While driving through Normandy on 2 January 2001, I noticed flags on the roundabouts on the ring road around Falaise which combine the usual flag of Normandy and the flag of the Mouvement Normand. The Scandinavian Cross (red on gold on red) had in the canton the two lions/leopards from the banner of arms.

This flag seems to have been in use since the 1980s and flies regularly on the castle of Falaise, which is the birth place of William the Conqueror.

André Coutanche & Pascal Vagnat, 11 January 2001


[Flag with three lions]

Flag with three leopards - Image by António Martins & Arnaud Leroy, 1 September 2000

In the July 2000 issue of Contact Bulletin, issued by The European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages (an institution promoting minority languages), a front page photo shows flags used at a demonstration in Paris One of the flag is the flag of the Mouvement Normand with three lions in the canton.

Jan Oskar Engene, 1 September 2000