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Lipetsk Region (Russia)

Lipeckaâ oblasth

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Липецкая область

Lipetsk reg. flag image by Tomislav Šipek, 27 February 2020
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Presentation of Lipetsk Region

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  • Name (English): Lipetsk Region • (Russian): Липецкая область | Lipeckaâ oblasth
  • Capital (Russian): Липецк | Lipeck • (English): Lipetsk
  • Area: 24 100 km2 (~9 300 sq.mi.) • Population: 1 235 000 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Central Region • Economic region: Center Ĉernozem | Чернозем (south central European Russia)
  • License plate code: 48 • Ham radio code: LP • ISO 3166-2 code: LIP
  • Flag adopted 2003.08.02 • Coat of arms adopted 2003.02.21

About the flag

The flag of Lipetsk Region can be seen on photos:
Tomislav Šipek, 27 February 2020

Lipetsk reg. flag image by Tomislav Šipek, 27 February 2020

A simplified version is also in use.
Tomislav Šipek, 27 February 2020

Flag proposal of 2002

Lipetsk reg. flag image by Pascal Gross, 02 September 2003

Project accepted in first reading at 9 sessions of 3rd convocation of the Soviet of Deputies of Lipetsk region on 26 December, 2002. Approved on 20 February, 2003.
Mikhail Revnivtsev, 23 July 2003

Unfortunately the governor put his veto to this design and a new flag had to be chosen. I say unfortunately because a rather original flag with its three stripes of white-green-orange has been replaced by a more common flag.
Pascal Gross, 21 July 2003

Flag proposal of 2003

Lipetsk reg. flag image by Pascal Gross, 03 September 2003

This second proposal was again replaced in August 2nd, 2003.
Pascal Gross, 03 September 2003

No flag until (at least) 2000.02.16

Lipetsk oblast don’t have own flag.
Igor Lizunov, 22 December 1998

Lipetsk region has neither flag nor coat of arms., 16 February 2000

Coat of arms

Lipetsk reg. CoA image by Pascal Gross, 26 February 2003

On a gules shield, five green hills with a golden tree about them. Above the shield, a golden crown.
Stefano Tagliabue, 06 February 2004