Flag of Moscow

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Flag of Moscow.svg
Proportion 2:3
Adopted February 1, 1995.

The flag of Moscow, in the Russian Federation, is a dark red banner of arms charged as the arms of the city in the centre. It displays Saint George wearing armor and a blue cape with a golden lance in his right hand riding on a silver horse. He is shown stabbing a Zilant with the lance. The legend in which the flag came from originated in Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend.

The flag was adopted on February 1, 1995. The proportions are 2:3.