Flag of Calabria
The flag of Calabria is one of the official symbols of the region of Calabria, Italy. The current flag was adopted on 15 June 1992.
Calabria is a region in southern Italy, filled with rich culture, history, and natural beauty. Calabria is bordered by the Ionian Sea on its western side and the Tyrrhenian Sea on its eastern side. The region was named after the ancient Greeks who first settled there. There are several major cities in Calabria, including Catanzaro, Cosenza, and Reggio Calabria.
Design & Symbolism
The colours of the flag are meant to represent the three provinces that make up Calabria
- Vibo Valentia is represented by the colour Yellow.
- The colour blue represents Catanzaro
- Reggio di Calabria is represented by the colour Red.
The black and white cross represents Saint George, patron saint of Vibo Valentia and Catanzaro. The pine, which is a typical tree in the Sila forest, represents the natural beauty of Calabria.
The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on June 15, 1992, but has not yet been officially approved.
Learn more about the flag of another region of Italy, Apulia