Flag of West Virginia

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State of West Virginia
Flag of West Virginia
NameWest Virginia
UseCivil and state flag
AdoptedMarch 7, 1929; 92 years ago (1929-03-07)
DesignA pure white field bordered on four sides by a stripe of blue with the coat of arms of West Virginia in the center, wreathed by Rhododendron maximum and topped by an unfurled red ribbon reading "State of West Virginia."

The background of the flag of West Virginia is white, a color that was chosen to symbolize purity. The flag has a blue border, which represents the Union. The coat of arms features multiple colors, including gold, blue, green and yellow. The banner above the shield in the coat of arms is red in color, with the text “State of West Virginia” written in black.