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Smolensk Region (Russia)

Smolenskaâ oblasth

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Смоленская область

Flag of Smolensk Region
image by Pascal Gross, 23 Feb 1999

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Presentation of Smolensk Region

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  • Name (english): Smolensk Region • (russian): Смоленская область | Smolenskaâ oblasth
  • Capital: Смоленск | Smolensk
  • Area: 49 800 km2 (≅19 200 sq.mi.) • Population: 1 118 500 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Central Region • Economic region: Center (central European Russia)
  • License plate code: 67 • Ham radio code: SM • ISO 3166-2 code: SMO
  • Flag adopted on 1998.12.10 • Coat of arms adopted on 1998.12.10

Description of the flag

The coat of arms is in the canton in the center of the upper red part.
Jaume Ollé, 21 Feb 1999

Law about the flag

Article 5

1. Description of the flag of Smolensk Region: Two yellow stripes are placed on bottom of rectangular red breadth with ratio 2:3. Each stripe has 5% of flag’s width. The stripes divide the flag on three parts with ratio 6:2:1. Atop of flag near staff a shortcut version of coat of arms of Smolensk Region is placed. The shield with cap occupy 45% of flag’s width and 20% of flag’s length and coat of arms’s vertical axis divides the flag with ratio 1:4. The flag’s breadth may have gold fringes.

2. The picture of Flag of Smolensk Region is a inalienable part of this regional law (supplement 2).

translated by Michael Simakov, 24 Feb 1999

Coat of arms

CoA of Smolensk Region
image by Pascal Gross

Argent an artilley gun pointing dexter sable lined or on a terrace vert, on the gun a bird proper.
Santiago Dotor, 17 Dec 1998

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