Last modified: 2005-06-17 by ivan sache
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by Vincent Morley
The Region uses the modern Breton flag (Gwenn-ha-Du). The decision to put it in the session room of the Regional Council was taken on 30 June 1997.
Source: Ar Banniel [arb] #4 (winter 1997).
Pascal Vagnat, 2 December 1997
Bordering Regions: Basse-Normandie, Pays de la Loire
Traditional province: Bretagne
Area: 27,209 km2
Population (1995): 2,846,900 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Rennes
by Pascal Gross
The flag was created by the agency Energie and officially adopted in 1988. It roughly represents a map of Brittany, with the two blue stripes symbolizing the Channel and the Atlantic Ocean.
Source: Les drapeaux bretons de 1188 à nos jours [rau98]
Ivan Sache, 4 January 1999