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Ostfold (Norway)


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Flag of Østfold image by Željko Heimer

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Description of the flag

Proportions are 1:1
Mark Sensen, 18 November 1995

Gules, three sunrays Or bend. Bend sunrays stand for sunrise, as a symbol for the name of fylkeskommune. It is said that sunrays are represented in heraldry interlaced straight and wavy. Straight ones represent light, and wavy ones heath.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 1995

Status of the flag

Adopted 26 September 1958.
Mark Sensen, 18 November 1995

Akershus, Buskerud and Østfold and three other municipalities were merged into Viken on 1 January 2020.
Valentin Poposki
, 16 January 2020