Flag of Adjara

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Republic of Adjara
Flag of Adjara.svg
Adopted20 July 2004
DesignSeven horizontal stripes alternating blue and white; in the canton, the national flag of Georgia.

The flag of Adjara is a flag of Georgia's autonomous republic of Adjara. It displays seven dark blue and white stripes, with the national flag of Georgia shown in canton. The dark blue stripes symbolize the Black Sea and the white stripes symbolize purity. The flag was adopted on 20 July 2004 by the Supreme Council of Adjara.

Former Flags[edit]

Between June 2000 and July 2004, a different flag was used by the government of Aslan Abashidze. The blue background represents the Black Sea, while the seven stars represent Ajaria's two cities (Batumi and Kobuleti) and five districts (Batumi, Kobuleti, Keda, Shuakhevi, Khulo).

Under the Soviet Union, the Ajarian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (AASSR) had its own flag between 1921-1950 and again between 1978 and 1991. This consisted of a motif very similar to that of the parent Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, plus the initials of the AASSR in Georgian.


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