Flag of Liguria

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The flag of Liguria is one of the official symbols of the region of Liguria, Italy. The current flag was adopted on 7 July 1997.[1][2]

Flag of Liguria
Flag of Liguria.svg
UseCivil and state flag
Proportion2:3
Adopted7 July 1997
DesignA vertical tricolor of green, red and blue; charged with the coat of arms of Liguria.

SymbolismEdit

Each color has the following meaning:

At the center of the flag is the coat of arms of Liguria: a stylized caravel, symbolizing the maritime traditions of the region and its great navigators, positioned below the historical flag of the Republic of Genoa (the current flag of the modern-day city of Genoa). The four six-pointed stars imposed on the Genovese flag represent the four provinces of Liguria: the Province of Genoa, the Province of Imperia, the Province of La Spezia, and the Province of Savona.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Flag Identifier". Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. Breschi, Roberto. "ITALY - Regions" (in Italian). Retrieved 17 March 2017.