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Liguria regional flag is a vertical tricolor green-red-blue
with the arms (a vessel) in the center. Sometimes the arms stay
on the red stripe only and below them appear the words Regione
Liguria. Lega Nord propose the flag for Liguria to be white,
with the red cross (the old Genova flag), with St. George killing
the dragon in the canton.
Mario Fabretto, 20 September 1996
The gonfalon and the emblem were adopted on the 15th January
1985. The emblem depicts a silver vessel with a white charged
with a red cross and four mullets silver in each canton. The
gonfalon is vertically green-red-blue with the emblem in the
middle. The flag adopted on the 27th June 1997 is vertically
green-red-blue with the emblem in the middle of the red stripe.
Pascal Vagnat, 22 September 1998
About Liguria, it was reported that the blue was changed to
white. Any confirmation?
Jaume Olle 25 September 1998
No. The law concerning the flag say that the flag is
green-red-blue. Nothing other was issued. You can look in the
official website of Liguria which has a database of its laws at
Pascal Vagnat, 26 September 1998
According to <www.regione.liguria.it>,
the region may adopt a new flag, red cross on white, in the
Pascal Vagnat, 2 May 2003
The crest of the Region [...] features a silver coloured stylised caravel with black borders and with a white sail quartered by a red cross and silver stars in the quarters.
The gonfalon of the Region [...] is made by a cloth with vertical equal sized bends whose colours from left to right is green, red, and sea blue. The gonfalon features in its centre the crest of the region that is three fifth of the total width of the cloth. Where the ferrule staff is inserted a stripe with the colour of the national flag is knotted. The gonfalon of the Region is shown and used during the public ceremonies according the regulations of the law of the Republic.
(Regional law No. 3 of 15 January 1985)
For Italian version: <opac.regione.liguria.it>.
Dov Gutterman and Luismi Arias, 7 August 2001
For 1997 legislation (LEGGE REGIONALE 7 luglio 1997 n. 26),
Francisco Manuel Garcia, 28 September 2001
image by Mello Luchtenberg, 14 September 2001
Photo of the gonfalone
Eli Gutterman, 23 October 2005