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Voronezh Region (Russia)

Voroneẑskaâ oblasth

Last modified: 2010-11-06 by antónio martins
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Воронежская область

Flag of Voronezh Region
image by António Martins, 04 Oct 2007
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Presentation of Voronezh Region

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  • Name (english): Voronezh Region • (russian): Воронежская область | Voroneẑskaâ oblasth
  • Capital (russian): Воронеж | Voroneẑ • (english): Voronezh
  • Area: 52 400 km² (≅20 200 sq.mi.) • Population: 2 440 700 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Central Region • Economic region: Center Ĉernozem | Чернозем (south central European Russia)
  • License plate code: 36 • Ham radio code: VR (but DX contest code: VH) • ISO 3166-2 code: VOR
  • Flag adopted on 2005.07.05 • Coat of arms adopted on 1997.07.01

Description of the flag

According to Geraldika.RU, a flag was adopted on 2005.11.24. It is a banner of the arms.
Dirk Schönberger, 10 Dec 2005, and António Martins, 04 Oct 2007


Coat of Arms

CoA of Voronezh Region
image by Pascal Gross, 22 Oct 2000

The coat of arms of the city is a bit different from the coat of arms of the region by the fact that it bears a mural crown and the branches around the coat of arms are slightly different (see the official city website).
Pascal Gross, 18 Mar 2003


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