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Kazakhstan in the Soviet Union

Last modified: 2003-03-01 by antonio martins
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[Flag of Kazakhian SSR in 1953]
by António Martins, 28 Oct 2002
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Description of the flag

Adopted in 24 January 1953; blue bar in lower part of flag.
Zeljko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996

According to [fss]: Stripes: 6+2+1. Star is contained in imaginary circle of diameter 12.5% of flag height. H&S in imaginary square of sides 25% of flag height. Vertical axe of star and H&S at 25% of flag length. The horizontal axe of the H&S not given, but looks like centered at the upper red stripe. Also not given, the distance between the H&S and the star. [See also here.]
Mark Sensen, 20 Jun 2001

I’d say that the circle enscribing the star touches the edge of the imaginary square — at least it is so in the other comparable construction sheets.
António Martins, 28 Oct 2002

Reverse of the flag

[Back of the flag]
by António Martins, 28 Oct 2002 | [two-sided] [reverse]

No hammer, sickle and star on the reverse side.
Mark Sensen, 25 May 1997

Coat of arms

[soviet kazakh CoA]
by Marcus Schmöger, 06 Sep 2001 (source: [hzg80])

The emblem of the SSR was introduced 26 March 1937 (according to Hesmer [hes92]) and replaced by the current one 4 June 1992.
Marcus Schmöger, 16 Sep 2001