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The Patchwork European flag

Apr 12, 2017

[European Patchwork flag]

"Patchwork" European flag 


Examples of "patchwork" flags

The flag shown above was photographed a couple of years ago outside the city hall at Chalonnes-sur-Loire (France). It seems to be no longer present there.

The design of this flag consists of a checker of 4x4 national flags of European countries, plus the European Union flag, arranged the following way:

European Union

Italy

United Kingdom

Austria

The Netherlands

Sweden

Spain

Greece

Denmark

Germany

France

Portugal

Ireland

Switzerland

Luxembourg

Belgium



The parcel service company Montigny Services flies at least two copies of another "patchwork" European flag over their headquarters, located in La Forêt-sur-Sèvre (Poitou).

The composition of the patchwork is the following:

European Union

Portugal

Germany

France

Belgium

The Netherlands

Finland

Spain

Luxembourg

Sweden

Austria

Ireland

Denmark

Italy

Greece

United Kingdom

This patchwork is more "European" than the first one, which shows Switzerland instead of Finland. Moreover, it has a white border all around.