Flag of Guelphia

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Guelphia
Flag of Guelphia.png
Use National flag and state ensign National flag and state ensign Normal or de jure version of flag, or obverse side
Proportion 1:2
Adopted 1 October 1982
Design 1/3 of the hoist is blue containing the Southern Cross constellation. The remaining field is divided horizontally into a white and green bar.
Designed by Ulrich Evans

The flag of Guelphia a horizontal and vertical tribar design, and has a width to length ratio of one to two. The vertical bar is a blue stripe that has a width equal to one-third the length of the flag, and is charged with a representation of the Southern Cross constellation. The two horizontal stripes and equal in size, the upper stripe being white. and the lower stripe green, each having a length equal to two-thirds the length of the flag. Adopted in 1982 to replace the original flag of the Guelphia Company, it is the first flag ever specified by the Constitution[1] for use as the country's national flag.

The flag is the official state flag, used on all government buildings and offices. It is also used by the people, and can be flown during the day by any individual by observing the protocols for flying the flag as listed in the Official Symbols Act[2]. There are several variations of the flag used by various military and civil bodies, some of which use different colours and proportions to distinguish their respective flags from the national flag.

Colours

The exact shades of blue, white, and green to be used in the flag are specified by the Official Symbols Act to be as follows:

Colour Pantone Web Colour RGB Values
     Navy Blue 281 C #002868 (0,40,104)
     White Safe #FFFFFF (255,255,255)
     Dartmouth Green 349 C #00703C (0,112,60)

See also

References and notes

  1. Constitution of Guelphia (1982). §7(1)
  2. Official Symbols Act (Public Act No. 44 of 1988).

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