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Picardie (Region, France)

Last modified: 2002-01-18 by ivan sache
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[Region Picardie]by Pierre Gay

[Picardie 2]by Philippe-Pierre Darras

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Administrative data

Departments: Aisne, Oise, Somme
Bordering Regions: Champagne-Ardenne, Haute-Normandie, Ile-de-France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Traditional provinces: Picardie, Ile-de-France, Champagne

Area: 19,399 km2
Population (1995): 1,855;300 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Amiens

Use of the flags

The flag of the Region is the banner of arms of the traditional province of Picardie.

Pascal Vagnat, 19 January 1999

On the second flag used by the Region, the logo stands for Picardie three constituent department. Blue and green stand for water and nature.

Philippe-Pierre Darras, 18 January 1999