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Bryansk Region (Russia)

Brânskaâ oblasth

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Брянская область

Flag of Bryansk Region image by Tomislav Šipek, 26 March 2020

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Presentation of Bryansk Region

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  • Name (English): Bryansk Region • (Russian): Брянская область | Brânskaâ oblasth
  • Capital (Russian): Брянск | Brânsk • (English): Bryansk
  • Area: 34 900 km2 (~13 500 sq.mi.) • Population: 1 429 200 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Central Region • Economic region: Center (central European Russia)
  • License plate code: 32 • Ham radio code: BR • ISO 3166-2 code: BRY
  • Flag adopted on 1998.11.22 • Coat of arms adopted on 1998.11.22

Description of the flag

The flag of Bryansk Region is red with coat of arms.
Jaume Ollé, 20 February 1999

Summary of LAW on SYMBOLS of BRYANSK REGION, adopted by the Duma (regional parliament) on November 05, 1998:


The coat of arms of Bryansk Region established this Law is symbolize an historical traditions of Bryansk Region. The blazon of coat of arms is in the attachment 1 for this Law.


The flag of Bryansk Region is a rectangular one with dimensions 1:1,5. The description is in attachment 2 for this Law
Flag is deep red [Russian bordoviy] (1:1,5) with the coat of arms in the centre.
Michael Simakov, 25 Jan 2000

Meaning of the coat of arms

Regional coat of arms

CoA of Bryansk Region image by Pascal Gross, 20 January 2000

The Coat of Arms of the Bryansk Region symbolized the unity of the three great Slavonic Nations. It reflects a couple of conceptions, historically traditional for Bryansk Land, in particular, such conceptions, as the Battle Glory, the Workmanshift, the Tillage. The historical Coat of Arms of the Bryansk city placed in a center of the Coat of Arms of the Bryansk Region, it reflects the historical succession.
Pascal Gross, 20 February 1999

The coat of arms of Bryansk Region: Gules (the symbol of Pan-Slavonic unity); three Gold rays diverge from one point in the low part of shield and divide it on three parts in its base (Russia, Belarus and Ukraine). The Gold fir-tree with three-tier crone is on the upper (and the biggest) field (the symbol of greatest Bryansk’s thickets). Above all is the coat of arms of Bryansk city — the capital of Region. The shield is surrounded with the oak-wreath Proper (as symbol of federal status) tied with a Orders Ribbons: On dexter — Lenin’s Order (Region was awarded in 1967), on sinister — Medal of Guerilla warfare and surmounted with a Hammer and Sickle which symbolizing the unity of workers and peasants and that the Region has been created under Soviet power.
Michael Simakov, 25 January 2000