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Liguria Region (Italy)

Regione Liguria

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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 <>, the region may adopt a new flag, red cross on white, in the future.
Pascal Vagnat, 2 May 2003

The flag of the Regione Liguria can be seen on ItalianWikipedia. It is slightly different from the above; the arms fit exactly into the middle stripe.
Ron Lahav and Eugene Ipavec, 1 February 2008


From <>:
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.

Art. 3
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: <>.
Dov Gutterman and Luismi Arias, 7 August 2001

For 1997 legislation (LEGGE REGIONALE 7 luglio 1997 n. 26), see <> (in Italian).
Francisco Manuel Garcia, 28 September 2001

The Gonfalone

image by Mello Luchtenberg, 14 September 2001

Photo of the gonfalone at <>.
Eli Gutterman, 23 October 2005