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State and War Flag
image by Jan Oskar Engene
ISO Code: NO NOR 578
FIPS 10-4 Code: NO
MARC Code: no
IOC Code: NOR
Norwegian legislation does not say anything about
the flagpole. Most often, there will be an ordinary knob on top of a flag pole,
sometimes a spearhead. The flagpole itself is usually white.
Jan Oskar Engene, 03 May 1996
The official proportions of the flag are 16:22,
being divided horizontally 6:1:2:1:12 and vertically 6:1:2:1:6.
Yngvar Lundh, 29 August 1995
The dimensions of the swallow-tail flag are
6:1:2:1:6:11 horizontally and 6:1:2:1:6 vertically.
Mark Sensen, 25 September 1995
Scandinavian crosses are measured by the width of the color, as shown in
the diagram above. In the case of Norway, horizontally there are 6 units of
red, 1 unit of white, 2 units of blue, 1 unit of white, and 12 units of red.
Vertically the flag has 6 units of red, 1 unit of white, 2 units of blue, 1
unit of white and 6 units of red.
Edward Mooney, Jr., 20 December 1999