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Gbarpolu county (Liberia)

ꕗꔸꗁꖨ / ㎇arpolu

Last modified: 2009-09-12 by antónio martins
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Gbarpolu County
image by António Martins, 31 Aug 2008 (source: 2008 stamp)
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Presentation of the county

Gbarpolu County was created in 2001, by dettaching from Grand Cape Mount County five of its ten districts (Belleh, Bokomu, Bopolu, Gbarma, and Kongba).
António Martins, 31 Aug 2008

About the flag

The flag is shown in a 2008 $25 Liberian postage stamp, in a detailed, flat representation. It is a red flag with the usual national flag on the upper hoist (canton) and showing on the upper fly area a white table cut diamond in profile with dark blue (or black) holding lines and brightness ticks (?); at the lower fly a tree in naïf style, with brown trunk and green canopy.
António Martins, 31 Aug 2008

Variant design on 2008 stamp

2008 flag variant
image by António Martins, 31 Aug 2008

At this website, the flag image in the $25 2008 stamp seems to use a lighter shade of red for the stripes of the canton, and a darker one for the background; it is also slightly wider than 2:3 and the size of the canton larger than is is usually shown for Liberian county flags.
António Martins, 31 Aug 2008

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