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This republic, with its considerable oil and mineral reserves, is
likely to be of economic importance in the future. The Komi are a
Finno-Urgic people who have been ruled by the Russians since the 14th
century. However, they were largely left to their own devices until the
1930s when the economic significance of the territory was realized. An
Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was created in 1936; in 1990 this
proclaimed itself a Republic.
Stuart Notholt, 26 Sep 1995
The Komi language does belong to the Finno-Ugric
language group, more specifically to its Permic
branch, but the language is not same as Finnish and neither are the people who
Antti Pyykkönen, 28 Mar 2003
On 27 Nov 1992 Komi adopted a simple three horizontal (light blue
- green - white) striped flag.
Giuseppe Bottasini quoting Aldo Ziggioto [zig94]
I see this is referred in [zig94] as
sky blue, but all other sources show medium blue.
António Martins, 20 May 2000
This flag (in medium blue) is listed under number 85 at the chart
Flags of Aspirant Peoples [eba94] as:
«Komi Republic (Komi) [Zyrians] - North Russia».
Ivan Sache, 15 Sep 1999
The flag of the Republic of Komi was regulated by the Law of 6 June
1994 No. XII-20/3 About the State flag of the Republic of Komi,
establishing as proportions 1:2. This Law was amended 26 December 1997
establishing new proportions 2:3.
The flag was first introduced by Law About the confirmation of the
State flag of the Komi SSR and introducing modifications in the Constitution
(Fundamental Law) of the Komi SSR, dated 27 November 1991.
Antonio Gutiérrez, 25 Jun 2006
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