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Oestergotland (Sweden)


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[Flag of Östergötland] image by Marcus Wendel
The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted on 18 January 1884 based on two earlier coats of arms, revised grant in 1972.

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About the flag

The county of Östergötland has the same arms, and thus the same official flag, as the province of Östergötland. The geographical borders are approximately the same.

Elias Granqvist, 14 August 2000


Official blazon in Swedish: "I rött fält en gyllene grip med drakvinge och draksvans samt med blå draktunga och beväpning, i vart av sköldens hörn åtföljd av en ros av silver."

Blazoned in English: "Gules a Griffin with Dragon Wings, Tail and Tongue rampant Or armed, beaked, langued and membered Azure between four Roses Argent."
English blazon by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2001