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Khiva in the Soviet Union

Khorezmian PSR

Last modified: 2002-11-16 by antonio martins
Keywords: khiva | khorezmian psr | sickle | spade | plant: cotton | crescent: points up |
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Flag of 1920

[Flag of Khorezmian PSR in 1920]
by Mark Sensen 14 Jul 1996

The pre-1920 flags are unknown. In 1920 the flag was hoisted. The size of the canton is unknown.
Jaume Ollé, 08 Oct 1996

Square green canton. In the upper half of the canton a yellow crescent (points upward) and star (like in present Mauretanian flag). In the lower half of the canton in yellow a crossed sickle, spade and cotton plant.
Mark Sensen 14 Jul 1996

[Flag of Khorezmian PSR in 1920]
by Ivan Sache 15 Mar 2001

Znamierowski [zna00], p. 106, shows for Khorezm, 1920-1922, a different flag. It is a 2:3 red field with a green canton. A yellow crescent and star are placed in the canton. The star is tilted towards the upper hoist.
Ivan Sache 15 Mar 2001

Flag of 1921

In 1921 the constitution establizhed that the flag is «a red field, while one quarter of this field to the top of the staff is of green color, and the crescent and a star are depicted in this green portion". Possible minor change.
Jaume Ollé, 08 Oct 1996

Flag of 1922

But the Constitution of 1922 says: " colour with A PORTION of the flag in the left corner..." Possible minor change.
Jaume Ollé, 08 Oct 1996

Flag of 1923

In 1923 Khiva or Khwarezm is converted in the Socialist Soviet Republic of Khwarezm and adopted a new flag with the letters HSSR in the canton (but I don’t know if the letters are in latin or arabic characters) and above this the fivepointed red star with yellow border, and «under it» (I dont know if is «under the star or under the letters» the words in gold: «Workers of the world, Unite!» (in cirilic, in latin characters, in arabic characteres?, I dont know.)
Jaume Ollé, 08 Oct 1996

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