Flag of Marche
The flag of Marche is a rectangular flag with a white field and a regional emblem in the centre. The emblem of Marche consists of a stylized woodpecker, which is the tribal totem of the Picentes, an Italic tribe who lived in most of the territory of present-day Marche. The woodpecker is overlaid on a black shape that forms a capital letter M, and the emblem is set against a green-bordered shield with a white field.
The flag of Marche is officially recognized by the Italian government and is flown by the Marche regional government and other official bodies in the region. It is also widely used by Marche residents and supporters of the region as a symbol of regional pride and identity. The flag was officially adopted on 4 November 1995 for Armed Forces Day of Italy, and it was designed by Maurizio Catani and Gianni Veroli.
Marche Name Origin
located in present-day Marche. The March of Ancona was a frontier region that was established by the Holy Roman Empire in the 9th century to defend against the Byzantine Empire and the Lombards. The name “Marche” is derived from the Latin “Marcus,” which means “frontier.” and the medieval word “marca” meaning “march” or “mark” in the sense of border zone.
Marche is a region located in central Italy. It is bordered by the Adriatic Sea to the east and by the regions of Umbria, Tuscany, and Emilia-Romagna to the west, north, and south, respectively. The region is known for its beautiful natural landscapes, including the Sibillini Mountains and the Conero Regional Park. It is also home to a number of important cultural and historical sites, including the Basilica of Loreto, the Palace of the Captains of the Marche, and the Roman Amphitheater of Fano.
Marche is a region with a rich cultural and historical heritage. It is home to a number of art and architecture, including the churches of San Francesco and San Domenico, the palace of the Podesta, and the cathedral of Ancona. The region is also known for its delicious food and wine, with a number of traditional dishes and locally produced wines that are popular among tourists and locals alike.
The region is governed by a president and a regional council, and it has a strong regional identity. The official language of the region is Italian, although a number of other languages, including French and Spanish, are also spoken in the region.