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Flag of Liguria
Flag of Liguria.svg
Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 7 July 1997
Design A vertical tricolor of green, red and blue; charged with the coat of arms of Liguria.

The flag of Liguria is one of the official symbols of the region of Liguria, Italy. The current flag was adopted on 7 July 1997.

Symbolism

Each color has the following meaning:

At the center of the flag is the coat of arms of Liguria: a stylized caravel, symbolizing the maritime traditions of the region and its great navigators, positioned below the historical flag of the Republic of Genoa (the current flag of the modern-day city of Genoa). The four six-pointed stars imposed on the Genovese flag represent the four provinces of Liguria: the Province of Genoa, the Province of Imperia, the Province of La Spezia, and the Province of Savona.

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