Last modified: 2006-07-29 by antonio martins
Keywords: krasnodar | kuban | coat of arms: castle | coat of arms (chief) | пернач | pernaĉ | sceptre | anapa | gorgippia | ship: trireme |
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The flag of the Krasnodar territory is horizontally
blue over purple over green, the central stripe being
double of each of the two others, the arms of the
territory over all in the middle. The coat of arms is a
bit complicated and is quite the same than the historical
coa of the former
territory of Kuban.
The flag was adopted on the first of June 1995.
Pascal Vagnat, 27 Jun 1997
The middle stripe should be red-raspberry. It is
difficult to know exactly to what corresponds this
colour. Jiri Tenora says that this colour is either
dark red (R+) or purple (P). He says that this is
malinorot (from Russian malina, raspberry
+ German Rot, red), the typical colour of the
East German Civil Defence.
Pascal Vagnat, 09 Apr 1999
I’ve just saw the Mayor of Soĉi on TV; behind him, the russian
national flag and the regional flag of Krasnodar: I can confirm the light
reddish purple malinorot, the medium dark green of the bottom stripe,
and this greyish/lightish sort of blue.
António Martins, 26 Jul 1999
The coat of arms on the flag is all golden with
black fimbriations according to the Law of the
Territory of Krasnodar on the symbols of the Territory
of Krasnodar (4th April 1995). According to Jiri Tenora,
the colour form of the coat
of arms is only to be found in the Legislative Assembly
and official publications. Everywhere else (shops, means
of transport, et c…), it is golden. The height of
the coat of arms on the flag is ca. 3:4 the height
of the flag.
Pascal Vagnat, 09 Apr 1999
One of the elements of the coat of arms is a
пернач | pernaĉ,
a kind of cossack sceptre.
António Martins, 12 Mar 2000
I found in the web an image of the flag of Krasnodar,
but without the arms in the center.
Pascal Gross, 09 Apr 1999
This flag, with medium blue bottom stripe, is listed under number
95 at the chart Flags
of Aspirant Peoples [eba94] as:
«Kuban Cossacks - South-East Russia».
Ivan Sache, 15 Sep 1999
Anapa is on the site of the old Greek colony Gorgippia, hence the ancient ship (trireme?). Quoting from Webster’s New Geographical Dictionary (1988):
Anapa is a seaport on the Black Sea coast, formerly a Turkish fortress founded to maintain Turkish relations with Caucasian region 1781; twice captured and restored by Russia, finally remained Russian by terms of Treaty of Adrianople, 1829.Jarig Bakker, 12 Feb 2000
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