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On 23 January 1719, Charles VI made a principality of the county of
Vaduz (now Unterland) and the seigniory of Schellenberg (now Oberland),
which had been united since 1434.
Ivan Sache, 01 Mar 2001, translating and adapting Roger Baert in [bat00]
I think we can take 3:5 as a standard for these flags,
since 3:5 if the official ratio of the
national flag, but these flags can
also be 1:1, 2:3, or 3:1 or 2:1 if they are banners.
Pascal Vagnat, 14 Oct 1999
The official texts for the communes say that they
can also use their coats of arms to make flags (banners
of the arms). There are not flags with the coats of arms
on them, like in Austria,
but the communes could make them.
In fact, the text doesn’t describe those flags, if
they exist, but gives only the right for use the coats
of arms as a basis for flags, that means that banners
of the arms, Wimpel, etc. could be manufactured.
In the case of Liechstenstein, the [commune] banners,
if they exist, are vertical versions of the flags with
proportions of ca 3:1 instead of 3:5, generally with vertical
The state of Liechstenstein itself has a
Pascal Vagnat, 04 and 13 Apr 1999
I’ve never seen a flag of Ruggell,
in spite of living in Ruggell, just coats of arms. On official
parties or holidays, we (in Ruggell) hoist the
flag of our country and the
ensign of our prince.
In bigger towns like Schaan or
Vaduz, the rule may be different.
Hans Leemann, 16 Jul 1999