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Flag of Europe
Flag of Europe.svg
Name European flag, Flag of Europe, Flag of the Council of Europe, Flag of the European Union
Use Council flag representing the 47 member states of the Council of Europe, union flag representing the 28 member states of the EU [[Image:FIAV Council flag representing the 47 member states of the Council of Europe, union flag representing the 28 member states of the EU.svg|20px|Vexillological symbol]]
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 8 December 1955 (CoE)
29 June 1985 (EEC)
Design Normal or de jure version of flag, or obverse side A circle of twelve five-pointed yellow stars on a blue field.
Designed by Arsène Heitz, Paul M. G. Lévy

The Flag of Europe or European Flag, is an official symbol adopted by two separate organisations, the Council of Europe (CoE) as a symbol for the whole of Europe, and the European Union (EU). Its made up of a circle of twelve five-pointed yellow stars on a blue (azure) field.

The design was created in 1955, and officially adopted later that year by the Council of Europe as a symbol for the whole of Europe.


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