Flag of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
|Design||White field with a black jackdaw. The both vertical edges are decorated by two different narrow bicolors.|
|Designed by||Andriy Grechylo (Андрій Ґречило)|
The Flag of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Прапор Івано-Франківської області; translit.: Prapor Ivano-Frankivs'koi oblasti) is one of regional flags of Ukraine. It is a symbol of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast that inherits a historical tradition of using regional symbols and is an attribute of the local government and executive powers.
The flag represents a banner of 2:3 proportion. In the middle of a white field is depicted a black jackdaw with raised wings and golden (yellow) crown, while facing the flagpole. At the flagpole side and along the side stretch red and black stripes, while on the opposite side the same way stretch blue and yellow stripes. The width of each stripe consists of 1/12 of the flag's length. The stripes represent the tradition of a fight for independence. The red and black stripes are the traditional colors of the Red Ruthenia, while the blue and yellow are the colors of the bigger Ukraine.
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