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Flag of Ossetia

The flag of South Ossetia
Flag of the North Ossetian ASSR

The flag used by the blazons, the flag is described as Per fess Argent and Or, a fess Gules. The South Ossetian version was prescribed by the South Ossetian Constitution of 26 November 1990 and confirmed by the Regulation on the National Flag of 30 March 1992.

The flag is also used by the pro-Georgia Kurta, which opposes the separatist government in Tskhinvali.

The flags of North Ossetia-Alania and South Ossetia are almost identical, the only difference being the aspect ratio.

The flag of South Ossetia has identical colours to the flag of North Ossetia-Alania, but slightly different proportions (being narrower horizontally).

Under the Soviet Union, North Ossetia had a predominantly red flag with a blue trim on the left edge, the hammer and sickle and the words "North Ossetian ASSR" in both Russian and Ossetian. Shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union, it was replaced with the present flag, which was adopted on October 2, 1991.

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  • South Ossetia (Georgia)


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