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Vologda Region (Russia)

Vologodskaâ oblasth

Last modified: 2021-07-17 by valentin poposki
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Вологодская область

Flag of Vologda Region image by Tomislav Šipek, 25 March 2020

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Presentation of Vologda Region

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  • Name (English): Vologda Region • (Russian): Вологодская область | Vologodskaâ oblasth
  • Capital: Вологда | Vologda
  • Area: 145 700 km2 (~56 200 sq.mi.) • Population: 1 316 100 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Northwestern Region • Economic region: North (northern European Russia) (in the soviet era: Northwest)
  • License plate code: 35 • Ham radio code: VO • ISO 3166-2 code: VLG
  • Flag adopted on 1997.11.26 • Coat of arms adopted on unkn. date

Description of the flag

The flag has been adopted by the parliament of the Vologda region on November 26, 1997 under law number 471. The flag is registered in the register of state under number 226. It is the only flags officially recorded in our area.
Basile Vorobiov, 12 Jan 1999

Coat of arms detail

arms of Vologda Regionimage by Pascal Gross

The city arms differs from the oblast arms by the fact that it doesn’t bear the crown over the orb.
Pascal Gross, 24 March 2003