Flag of Saxony-Anhalt (GIF)



Saxony-Anhalt is a federal state of Germany. Its capital is Magdeburg, its population is about 2,331,000, and its area is 20,446 km². The Saxony-Anhalt flag consists of two horizontal yellow and black stripes with a state coat of arms in the middle. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted on January 30, 1991.

The shield-shaped coat of arms is composed of two parts. The upper part of the coat of arms representing the Prussian province shows a black eagle and green rue ornament in a rectangle of black and yellow stripes. In the lower half, there is an Anhalt black bear on the wall of a red castle with a gate.


Keywords: Flag of Saxony-Anhalt (German: Flagge Sachsen-Anhalts), GIF

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