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Ostfold (Norway)


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Flag of Østfold image by Željko Heimer

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Description of the flag

Proportions are 1:1
Mark Sensen, 18 November 1995

Gules, three sunrays Or bend. Bend sunrays stand for sunrise, as a symbol for the name of fylkeskommune. It is said that sunrays are represented in heraldry interlaced straight and wavy. Straight ones represent light, and wavy ones heath.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 1995

Status of the flag

Adopted 26 September 1958.
Mark Sensen, 18 November 1995


The following communes are listed in this county (fylke). The codes following the names are assigned by Norway for statistical and administrative purposes.

The following are former municipalities of this county.

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