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by István Molnár, 22 April 2001
I found the coat of arms and the flags of a Budapest XVIth district at: <www.budapest.hu/zaszlo.html> (for the flags) and <www.budapest.hu/cimer.html> (for the CoA).
Pascal Vagnat, 2 May 1998
Why two different flags with different proportions?
This is my specualtion, but if you take a look at the text describing the flag [presumably, it is in Hungarian ] you will be able to see somewhere mentioned 45 degrees. I presume that the law establishes the flag with the diagonal lines being in 45 deg. to the edges. For this reason one would have two slightly different designs depending on the overall flag proportions. There are two possibilities to do that, and that is:
1. by whidening the middle stripes, which disrupst the whole concept, or
2. by broathening the outer ones, as it is done there.
In my opinion, this case 2 is much more sensible.
It is other question why they need two flags differing in proportions - my guess it as to match it to the national (or some other) flag they are hoisted with.
Jorge Candeias, 2 May 1998
This flag is from Budapest the 16th district. Also the Flags original minimal Ratio is: 2:1, the second can be longer, but the diagonal lines (45 degrees) must be centered in the flag. The colours are: green and yellow (gold).
Sandor Kiss, 17 November 1998
Budapest XVI.: Flag is on the City Hall. Ratio: 1:2. On the center there is the CoA.
István Molnár, 22 April 2001
The correct name of the district is Budapest XVI. The district is the union of some formerly villages united with Budapest in 1950. (Mátyásföld,Sashalom, Cinkota, Rákosszentmihály etc.).
István Molnár, 9 June 2001
by Jorge Candeias
by Jorge Candeias
from <www.budapest.hu>, located by Pascal Vagnat, 29 December 1998