This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Vitebsk County (Belarus)

Vicebsk Voblast'

Last modified: 2010-07-16 by rob raeside
Keywords: belarus | vitebsk | vicebsk |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

Віцебская вобласць

image by Jens Pattke, 28 June 2009

Vitebsk region is to get a flag and emblem of its own. After a hot debate, Vitebsk dwellers chose the emblem of Vitebsk of 1856. It has a silver equestrian on a red background. He holds a sword in his right and and Evfrosinia's cross in his left hand. The flag of Vitebsk will have a green color, which symbolizes the forests of the Vitesbk region. Flag and coat of arms adopted on June, 2 2009.
law: (3,5Mb)
Jens Pattke, 28 June 2009

See also: