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Flag of Wallonia

Wallonia
Ratio 2:3
Adoption 1998
Design It features a red bold rooster, bold meaning its right leg is lifted and its mouth is closed, on a yellow background. [0]
Colors
#FFFF00
#FF0000

History

The flag was created in 1913, based on a painting by Pierre Paulus.

On 3 July 1991, the French Community adopted by decree the Walloon Flag as its symbol, confirming an older decree from the former French Cultural Community of Belgium on 20 July 1975.

On 15 July 1998, the Walloon Flag was officially recognised as the Flag of Wallonia by the Walloon Region. [0]

Meaning

The roster is the emblem of Wallonia and of the French Community of Belgium. The colors red and yellow come from the city of Li├Ęge. [0]