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Having grown to an enormous state scattered over most of the German Empire, Prussia found it convenient to organize administrative subdivisions called provinces. Each of these had "land colors" or Landesfarben.
Norman Martin, 20 January 1998
[In 1897] the Prussian provinces had flags with horizontal stripes:
Provincial flags for the provinces of Prussia were prescribed from 1882 onwards.
Marcus Schmöger, 12 March 2001