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Georgia in the Soviet Union (early flags)

Last modified: 2005-10-08 by antonio martins
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Flag of 1922

[Flag of Georgian SSR in 1922]
image by Mark Sensen

Red with in the upper hoist yellow Cyrillic initials (SSRG) in sans-serif.
Mark Sensen


1922-1936: Transcaucasia

After the three republics (Armenia, Azerbaidjan, and Georgia) had been conquered by the Red Army, a Transcaucasian Socialist Federal Soviet Republic was formed in 1922, becoming a Union Republic of the USSR in the same year. In 1936 this republic was abolished and Armenia, Azerbaidjan, and Georgia were established as Union Republics.
Jarig Bakker, 26 Mar 1999,
quoting Everymanís Concise Encyclopaedia of Russia, S. V. Utechin, 1961


Flag of 1937

[Flag of Georgian SSR in 1937]
image by Mark Sensen

Red with in the upper hoist yellow Georgian script name (Sakartvelos SSR [SSR = Sabchota Sotsialisturi Respublica]) in sanserif.
Mark Sensen


Flag of 1940ís

[Flag of Georgian SSR in 1940ís]
image by Mark Sensen

Red with in the upper hoist yellow Georgian script initials (SSSR) in sanserif.
Mark Sensen

This flag was replaced by a new one in 11 April 1951.
Željko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996