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Norge, Noreg, Kongeriket Norge (Kingdom of Norway)

Last modified: 2005-12-03 by phil nelson
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Civil Flag
[Flag of Norway] image by António Martins
Proportions: 8:11
Usage Code: [FIS Code]

State and War Flag
[State and War Flag/Ensign of Norway] image by Jan Oskar Engene
Usage Code: [FIS Code]

ISO Code: NO NOR 578
FIPS 10-4 Code: NO
MARC Code: no

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Flag Pole

Norwegian legislation does not say anything about the flagpole. Most often, there will be an ordinary knob on top of a flag pole, sometimes a spearhead. The flagpole itself is usually white.
Jan Oskar Engene, 03 May 1996

Dimensions of the flag

The official proportions of the flag are 16:22, being divided horizontally 6:1:2:1:12 and vertically 6:1:2:1:6.
Yngvar Lundh, 29 August 1995

The dimensions of the swallow-tail flag are 6:1:2:1:6:11 horizontally and 6:1:2:1:6 vertically.
Mark Sensen, 25 September 1995

About dimensions in Scandinavian flags

[Scandinavian Cross dimensions] by Edward Mooney, Jr.

Scandinavian crosses are measured by the width of the color, as shown in the diagram above. In the case of Norway, horizontally there are 6 units of red, 1 unit of white, 2 units of blue, 1 unit of white, and 12 units of red. Vertically the flag has 6 units of red, 1 unit of white, 2 units of blue, 1 unit of white and 6 units of red.
Edward Mooney, Jr., 20 December 1999

See also:
Faroe Islands (Denmark)
Scanian cross flag (Sweden)