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Novosibirsk Region (Russia)

Novosibirskaâ oblasth

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Новосибиская область

Flag of Novosibirsk Region image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 February 2020
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Presentation of Novosibirsk Region

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  • Name (English): Novosibirsk Region • (Russian): Новосибиская область | Novosibirskaâ oblasth
  • Capital: Новосибиск | Novosibirsk
  • Area: 178 200 km² (~68 800 sq.mi.) • Population: 2 734 000 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Siberia • Economic region: West Siberia
  • License plate code: 54 • Ham radio code: NS • ISO 3166-2 code: NVS
  • Flag adopted in 2003 • Coat of arms adopted on unkn. date

About the flag

According to info received from M. Revnivtsev, ratio is 2:3 and widths of stripes 5:3:2:3:5.
Victor Lomantsov, 10 Jul 2003

The two animals are sables. They are holding a bread.
Victor Lomantsov, 11 Jul 2003

Sable is Mustela zibellina.
Ole Andersen, 11 Jul 2003

The fur of these poor animals is one of the most expensive ones. Most of the fur trade was organized via Poland, where the animal is called sabol. Therefore the word "sable" used in heraldry.
Ivan Sache, 12 Jul 2003

No flag until 2003

According to the official web page manager, no was flag adopted yet. Coat of arms exists, though.
Pascal Gross, 15 Jan 1999