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Flag of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Flag of the Federation of B&H

The flag of the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Zastava Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine in Bosnian, Stijeg Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine in Croatian) was adopted on November 5, 1996.

On the flag, green stands for the Bosnian Muslims, and red for the Bosnian Croats. The same goes for the coat of arms, whereon the green arms and golden fleur-de-lys stand for the Bosnian Muslims, and the chequy shield for Bosnian Croats.

The ten stars arranged in a circle, even though they bear resemblance to the European Union flag, represent the 10 cantons of the Federation.

The federation is part of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina which has its own flag, while the other component Republika Srpska uses the flag of Serbia, though with a different ratio.

See also

Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina


National flags
List of national flags | List of national coats of arms
de:Flagge der Föderation Bosnien und Herzegowina
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