Flag of Bulgaria

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The flag of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: знаме на България, [znamɛ nɐ bɐɫˈɡarijɐ], zname na Bǎlgariya) is the flag of the European country, Bulgaria. It has three horizontal bands of white, green and red. It was adopted in 1991.

Bulgaria
Flag of Bulgaria.svg
UseCivil and state flag, civil ensign
Proportion3:5
Adopted1879 (first adoption)
27 November 1990 (readoption)[1]
DesignA horizontal tricolour of white, green and red.

Flag lawEdit

According to the Law for the State Seal and National Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria, promulgated on 24 April 1998:

Art. 15. (1) The national flag of the Republic of Bulgaria is a national symbol which expresses the independence and sovereignty of the Bulgarian state.

(2) The national flag of the Republic of Bulgaria is tricolour: white, green and red fields, placed horizontally from the top downwards. On fixing the national flag in a vertical situation of the carrying body the colours shall be arranged from left to right - white, green, red.

(3) The national flag is of a rectangular shape. The fields of the individual colours shall be equal in size and shall be situated along the horizontal of the rectangular.[2]

ColoursEdit

According to the Standardisation and Metrology Committee, the following are the required colours for use in the national flag:

Colours of the Bulgarian flags (1879-present)[3]
Colour scheme White Green Red
Pantone textile scale[4] Whiteness greater than 80% 17-5936 ТСX[5] 18-1664 ТСX[6]
Pantone[4] Safe RAL 6024 RAL 3028
Web colours[4] #D01C1F
RGB 255,255,255 0,155,117 208,28,31

ReferencesEdit

  1. Whitney Smith. "Flag of Bulgaria". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2017-12-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Law for the State Seal and National Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria". National Assembly of the Republic. Retrieved 2007-09-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. bg:Национално знаме на България
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Government of Bulgaria (2005). "Bulgaria's National Flag". Archived from the original on 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2007-11-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. PANTONE. "PANTONE 17-5936 TCX Simply Green - Find a Pantone Color - Quick Online Color Tool". Pantone.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. PANTONE. "PANTONE 18-1664 TCX Fiery Red - Find a Pantone Color - Quick Online Color Tool". Pantone.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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