Flag of Transnistria (GIF)



The flag of Transnistria consists of three horizontal red, green, and red bands. In the upper canton there is a golden hammer, a sickle, and a gold-edged red star, alluding to the Soviet Union. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on July 25, 2000.

Its coat of arms consists of a remodeled version of the former Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic emblem with the addition of ripples representing the Dniester River.

The Transnistria flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Transnistria, the self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, is an unrecognized state that controls a part of Transnistria (the area between the Dniester river and Ukraine). Its capital is Tiraspol, and its population is about 469,000.

The waving flag of Transnistria with its emblem (unofficial)

The coat of arms of Transnistria on a waving white flag

COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Tiraspol (pop. 129,000)
Other major cities:Bender (91,000)
Rîbnița (46,000)
Official languages:Russian, Moldovan, Ukrainian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:34% Russians
33% Moldovans
26.7% Ukrainians
2.8% Bulgarians
Religion:95% Christians
5% Others
Demonym:Transnistrian, Pridnestrovian
Area:4,163 km²
(1,607 sq mi)
Population:469,000
Currency:Transnistrian ruble


Keywords: Flag of and coat of arms of Transnistria (Romanian: Drapelul și stema Transnistriei; Russian: Флаг и герб Приднестровья; Moldovan Cyrillic: Стягул Републичий Молдовенешть Нистрене; Ukrainian: Прапор та герб Придністров'я), GIF

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