Flag of Bulgaria
|Use||Civil and state flag, civil ensign|
|Adopted||1879 (first adoption)|
27 November 1990 (readoption)
|Design||A horizontal tricolour of white, green and red.|
The flag of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: знаме на България, [znamɛ nɐ bɐɫˈɡarijɐ], zname na Bǎlgariya) is the flag of the European country, Bulgaria. It has three horizontal bands of white, green and red. It was adopted in 1991.
Flag law[change | change source]
According to the Law for the State Seal and National Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria, promulgated on 24 April 1998:
|“||Art. 15. (1) The national flag of the Republic of Bulgaria is a national symbol which expresses the independence and sovereignty of the Bulgarian state.
(2) The national flag of the Republic of Bulgaria is tricolour: white, green and red fields, placed horizontally from the top downwards. On fixing the national flag in a vertical situation of the carrying body the colours shall be arranged from left to right - white, green, red.
(3) The national flag is of a rectangular shape. The fields of the individual colours shall be equal in size and shall be situated along the horizontal of the rectangular.
Colours[change | change source]
According to the Standardisation and Metrology Committee, the following are the required colours for use in the national flag:
|Pantone textile scale||Whiteness greater than 80%||17-5936 ТСX||18-1664 ТСX|
|Pantone||Safe||RAL 6024||RAL 3028|
References[change | change source]
- Whitney Smith. "Flag of Bulgaria". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
- "Law for the State Seal and National Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria". National Assembly of the Republic. Retrieved 2007-09-15.
- bg:Национално знаме на България
- Government of Bulgaria (2005). "Bulgaria's National Flag". Archived from the original on 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2007-11-09.
- PANTONE. "PANTONE 17-5936 TCX Simply Green - Find a Pantone Color - Quick Online Color Tool". Pantone.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
- PANTONE. "PANTONE 18-1664 TCX Fiery Red - Find a Pantone Color - Quick Online Color Tool". Pantone.com. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Flags of Bulgaria.|
- Bulgarian Heraldry and Vexillology Society (Bulgarian) (English)
- Bulgaria at Flags of the World
- Law for the State Seal and the National Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria
- About Bulgarian national symbols
- Voynikov, Ivan. "Part II. The Bulgarian flag through the centuries". History of the Bulgarian State Symbols (in Bulgarian).