Last modified: 2003-01-18 by ivan sache
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The Region has no specific flag.
Bordering Regions: Auvergne, Bourgogne, Franche-Comté, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur
Bordering countries: Italy, Switzerland
Traditional provinces: Bourgogne, Dauphiné, Languedoc, Comtat Venaissin, Savoie
Area: 43,698 km2
Population (1995): 5,569,200 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Lyon
by Pierre Gay
The Regional Council of Rhône-Alpes adopted a flag on 2 January 1991. The flag is white with the regional logo: eight vertical lines which symbolize the eight departments of the region.
Jaume Ollé, 2 November 1996
The bottom blue line stands for the river Rhône which crosses each of the eight departments.
Philippe-Pierre Darras, 18 January 1999