Flag of Liguria (GIF)



Liguria is a coastal region in northwestern Italy. Its capital is Genoa, its population is about 1,557,000, and its area is 5,416 km². The flag of Liguria is a vertical tricolor of green, red, and blue with the coat of arms of Liguria in the middle. The green color represents the Ligurian Alps and the Ligurian Apennines, the red color symbolizes the spilled blood for the Italian unification, and the blue color represents the Ligurian Sea. The coat of arms of Liguria includes a stylized sailing ship, symbolizing the region's maritime traditions. The four six-pointed stars represent the four provinces of Liguria: Genoa, Imperia, La Spezia, and Savona. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:4, and the flag was adopted on July 7, 1997.


Keywords: Flag of Liguria (Italian: Bandiera della Liguria), GIF

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