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Nakhichevan (Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan)

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Presentation of Nakhichevan

Full name: Autonomous Republic
Location: Iran/Armenian border region
Status: Part of the Republic of Azerbaijan. (Separated from Azerbaijan proper by Armenian territory.)

Stuart Notholt, 5 October1995


The flag in the Constitution

Constitution of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic, acopted 12 November1995, says:

Chapter 1. General clauses.
Article 10. Symbols of the state of Nakhichevan

The state symbols of the Autonomous Republic of Nakhichevan are the flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the coat of arms of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the national anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Source: http://www.cjes.ru/law/az/cons-avt/1-10.html (in Russian)

Jens Pattke, 20 July 2001


Flags reported in the 1990s

[Nakhichevan1 (Azerbaijan)]by Ivan Sache

Source: a scan sent by Stuart Notholt

As far as is known, Nakhichevan flies no flag of its own. However, during pro-Azeri independence rallies in 1990, a flag was reported in which the green stripe and white star and crescent of the Azeri flag was replaced by yellow and the ratio of the stripes was altered. This appears to have been simply an unofficial variant of the Azeri flag, which nevertheless resulted in quite widespread reports of an 'Nakhichevan' flag.

Stuart Notholt, 5 October1995


[Nakhichevan2 (Azerbaijan)]by Ivan Sache

Source: Flags of Aspirant Peoples chart [eba94], # 115, with the following captions:

NAKHICHEVAN
Southern Azerbaijanis
Armenian/Iranian border





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