Flag of the Sakha Republic

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Sakha Republic
Flag of Sakha.svg
Proportion 1:2[1]
Adopted October 14, 1992[1]
Design Horizontal blue, white, red and green stripes with a white circle on a blue stripe.
Designed by L. D. Sleptsova, M. G. Starostin and A. Zakharov

The flag of the Sakha Republic, in the Russian Federation, is a horizontal four striped flag. From top to bottom, the stripes are light blue (3/4 of the flag's width), white (1/16), red (1/16), and green (1/8).[2] The light blue stripe is charged with a white disc in the center. The diameter of the disc is 2/5 of the flag's width.[2]

The disc represents the northern sun. The light blue, white, and green colors stand for the sky, snow, and taiga landscape respectively. The red symbolizes the courage and constancy of the people.[1] According to the constitution of the Sakha Republic, the white disc represents the white sun of the arctic sky while the combination of blue, white and red represent Sakha's place in the Russian Federation.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Flags of the World: Yakutia (Russia)". Retrieved 2008-11-19. 
  2. ^ a b Верховный Совет Республики Саха (Якутия). 4 апреля 1992 г. «Конституция (основной закон) Республики Саха (Якутия) (статья 47.3)», в ред. Конституционного закона №581-З 53-IV от 22 июля 2008 г. (Supreme Council of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. April 4, 1992 Constitution (Basic Law) of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Article 47.3), as amended by the Constitutional Law #581-Z 53-IV of July 22, 2008. ).
  3. ^ "Английский язык для 7-8 классов: The state system and state symbols.". dist-tutor.info. Retrieved 2016-06-06. 

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