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Murmansk Region (Russia)

Murmanskaa^ oblasth

Last modified: 2002-12-20 by antonio martins
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Presentation of Murmansk Region

(Note: You need an Unicode-aware software and font to correctely view the cyrillic text on this page. See here transliteration details).

  • Name (english): Murmansk Region • (russian): Мурманская область | Murmanskaâ oblasth
  • Capital: Мурманск | Murmansk
  • Area: 144 900 km2 (≅55 900 sq.mi.) • Population: 970 600 inhabitants in 2000
  • Status: Region (область | oblasth) within the Russian Federation
  • Federal District: Northwestern Region • Economic region: North (northern European Russia) (in the soviet era: Northwest)
  • License plate code: 51 • Ham radio code: MU • ISO 3166-2 code: MUR
  • Flag not adopted yet • Coat of arms not adopted yet

No flag yet

Decision of Governor Yu. Evdokimov #62-PG (15 february 1999) on contest on coat of arms, flag and anthem of the Region. No more details.
Victor Lomantsov, 26 Mar 2000

From Murmansk I've got the answer that there are nor coat of arms nor flag of Murmansk region because the laws about symbols of Murmansk region were not passed yet.
Yury Rocich, 17 Feb 2000

According to http://51.ru/news.php?news=32980, a project of the flag of Murmansk oblast has been presented at Murmansk regional art museum (15 March 2002). Polar lights, nothern deer, fish and tools for mining works should be present on the arms and flag. Colours of the flag should be red, white and blue as on national flag.
Pascal Gross, 08 Oct 2002


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(Polârniĭ | Полярний, a county-status city)

Flag of Polyarniy city
by Jens Pattke, 17 Sep 2002

Image from http://www.aha.ru/~heraldik/gerbs.htm, the website of K. Mochenovís Union of Russian Heraldists.
Jens Pattke, 17 Sep 2002