Last modified: 2007-01-13 by ivan sache
Keywords: picardie | fleur-de-lys: 6 (yellow) | lions: 6 (red) |
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image by Philippe-Pierre Darras
Bordering Regions: Champagne-Ardenne, Haute-Normandie, Ile-de-France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Traditional provinces: Picardie, Ile-de-France, Champagne
Area: 19,399 km2
Population (1995): 1,855;300 inhabitants
Regional prefecture: Amiens
The flag of the Region is the banner of arms of the traditional province of Picardie.
Pascal Vagnat, 19 January 1999
On the second flag used by the Region, the logo stands for Picardie three constituent department. Blue and green stand for water and nature.
Philippe-Pierre Darras, 18 January 1999