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Vologda Region (Russia)

Vologodskaâ oblasth

Last modified: 2006-07-29 by antonio martins
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Вологодская область

Flag of Vologda Region
image by Pascal Gross, 3 Jan 1999

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Presentation of Vologda Region

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  • Name (english): Vologda Region • (russian): Вологодская область | Vologodskaâ oblasth
  • Capital: Вологда | Vologda
  • Area: 145 700 km2 (≅56 200 sq.mi.) • Population: 1 316 100 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Northwestern Region • Economic region: North (northern European Russia) (in the soviet era: Northwest)
  • License plate code: 35 • Ham radio code: VO • ISO 3166-2 code: VLG
  • Flag adopted on 1997.11.26 • Coat of arms adopted on unkn. date

Description of the flag

The flag has been adopted by the parliament of the Vologda region on November 26, 1997 under law number 471. The flag is registered in the register of state under number 226. It is the only flags officially recorded in our area.
Basile Vorobiov, 12 Jan 1999

Coat of arms detail

arms of Vologda Region
image by Pascal Gross

The city arms differs from the oblast arms by the fact that it doesn’t bear the crown over the orb.
Pascal Gross, 24 Mar 2003

Unofficial flag of 1992-1993 (?)

Unofficial flag of 1992-1993
image by Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 08 Jun 2002

In 1992 or 1993 some regions self upgraded to constituent republics, and used ephemeral unofficial flags. One of the main republics was Vologda; flag was vertical yellow - red - white.
Jaume Ollé, 15 Apr 2000

I’m sure that this flag is a fiction. I don’t know who is author… It was adopted never and existed never.
Victor Lomantsov, 17 Apr 2000

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