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Bretagne (Region, France)

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[Region Bretagne]

Flag of Region Bretagne - Image by Vincent Morley, 6 July 2000

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Administrative data

Departments: Côtes-d'Armor, Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine, Morbihan
Bordering Regions: Basse-Normandie, Pays de la Loire
Traditional province: Brittany

Area: 27,209 km2
Population (1995): 2,846,900 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Rennes

Flag of Region Bretagne

According to Ar Banniel [arb] #4 (Winter 1997), the Regional Council adopted on 30 June 1997 the modern Breton flag, to be placed in the Council's session room, as the flag of Region Bretagne.

Pascal Vagnat, 2 December 1997

Flag of the Regional Council

[Reg. Council Bretagne]

Flag of the Regional Council - Image by Pascal Gross, 4 January 1999

According to P. Rault (Les drapeaux bretons de 1188 à nos jours) [rau98], the flag of the Regional Council, created by the agency Energie and officially adopted in 1988, roughly represents a map of Brittany, with the two blue stripes symbolizing the Channel (top) and the Atlantic Ocean (bottom).

Ivan Sache, 4 January 1999