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Flag of Réunion

Flag of France
Name Tricolore
Use National flag, civil and state ensign
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 15 February 1794
Design A vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red.
Unofficial flag of Réunion
Name Lö Mahavéli
Use State flag
Adopted 2003

Réunion uses the flag of France. Although the federal period installed a number of flags of metropolitan France, Réunion does not have a separate official flag. However, the regional council of Réunion has a flag.


  • Overview 1
  • Gallery of proposals 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The [1] It doesn't have official recognition but since 2014, it is flying on top of many public buildings after several city councils have taken the decision to do so.[2]

Since June 14, 2008, separatists and nationalists of Reunion also have their flag (green, yellow, red). Green symbolizes the marronage, yellow symbolizes the working class and red symbolizes the period of slavery and indentured labour, struck by a yellow star with five points.

Gallery of proposals

See also


  1. ^ "Patriotisme et drapeaux". Retrieved 2015-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Lo Mavéli adopté à Saint-Philippe".  
  • Article at Flags of the World

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