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Adjara (Georgia): Historical flags

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Banner of Shirvan - Image by Jaume Ollé, 17 November 1996

The flag of Shirvan, an historical region of eatern Caucasus, is shown on the map designed in the 15th century by the Georgian geographer Vakhushti Bagrationi (aka Prince Vakhushti of Kartli). The map was reprinted in Irakli Matureli's The cartographic heritage of Vakhushti Bagrationi (Tbilisi, 1990). The cartographer wrote შირვანისა (in old Georgian, "shirvanisa", "of Shirvan") above the flag.

Jan Janash, 12 July 2015

Republic of Batumi

Republic of Batum

Flag of the Republic of Batumi - Image by Jaume Ollé, 17 November 1996

The Republic of Batumi was then created in and survived until 1920, when it was occupied by the Georgians.
Its flag was seen again in 1992 during popular demonstrations.

Jaume Ollé, 17 November 1996