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Yamal (Russia)

Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug

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Ямало-Ненецкий автономный округ

Flag of Yamal image by Tomislav Šipek, 19 February 2020
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Presentation of Yamal

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  • Name (English): Yamal • (Russian, short form): Ямал | Âmal • (Russian, long form): Ямало-Ненецский автономный округ | Âmalo-Neneckiĭ avtonomnyĭ okrug
  • Local official language: Nentsi
  • Capital (Russian): Салехард | Saleqard • (English): Salekhard • (former name): Obdorsk | Обдорск (<1933)
  • Area: 750 300 km2 (!289 600 sq.mi.) • Population: 496 700 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Autonomous District (автономный округ | avtonomnyĭ okrug) within Tyumen Region
  • Federal District: Ural • Economic region: West Siberia
  • License plate code: 89 • Ham radio code: JN • ISO 3166-2 code: YAN
  • Flag adopted on 1996.11.28 • Coat of arms adopted on unkn. date

"Yamal" is a toponym, Yamal Peninsula, added to the name of the territory to distinguish it from the previously created Nenetsia proper: Yamalo-Nenetsia was set up in 1930.
António Martins, 11 March 2000

Description of the flag

I just noticed that each element of the white pattern on the Yamalo-Nenets flag is indeed a squarish representation of that distinct Tyumen Crown.
António Martins, 02 May 2000

The flag of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug can be seen at:
Tomislav Šipek, 19 February 2020


Flag of Yamal image by Tomislav Šipek, 19 February 2020

The flag of Salekhard, Capital of Yamalo-Nenets AO is banner of arms.

Tomislav Šipek, 19 February 2020