Flag of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic

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Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic
Flag of the Kazakh SSR.svg
Use Civil and state flag, civil and state ensign
Proportion 1:2
Adopted 24 January 1953
Design A red flag with blue stripe and a golden hammer and sickle and a gold-bordered red star in its upper canton.

The flag of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic was adopted by the Kazakh government on 24 January 1953.

Prior to this, the flag was red with the gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, with the Cyrillic characters Казак ССР (Kazak SSR) and Казахская ССР (Kazakhskaya SSR) in gold to the right of the hammer and sickle.

Between 1937 and the adoption of the above flag in the 1940s, the flag was red with a gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, with the Latin characters QAZAQ SSR and the Cyrillic characters КАЗАХСКАЯ ССР (KAZAKHSKAYA SSR) in gold in a sans-serif font beneath the hammer and sickle.

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