Flag of East Germany.svg

Summary[ ]

Date 1959-1990
Source Own work
  • Gesetz zur Änderung des Gesetzes über das Staatswappen und die Staatsflagge der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Vom 1. Oktober 1959
  • Verordnung über Flaggen, Fahnen und Dienstwimpel der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. — Flaggenverordnung — Vom 3. Januar 1973
  • Verordnung über Flaggen, Fahnen und Dienstwimpel der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. — Flaggenverordnung — Vom 12. Juli 1979
  • Flaggenentwurf: unbekannt
  • diese Datei: Jwnabd
(Reusing this file)
Public domain This file depicts the flag of a German Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts (corporation governed by public law). According to § 5 Abs. 1 of the German Copyright law, official works like flags are gemeinfrei (in the public domain).

Note: The usage of flags is governed by legal restrictions, independent of the copyright status of the depiction shown here.

Coat of arms of Germany.svg
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Other versions

Derivative works of this file: Flag map of East Germany (1949–1990).svg

Used colors:
     black rendered as RGB 000 000 000
     red rendered as RGB 221 000 000
     gold rendered as RGB 255 206 000
SVG development
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Colours scheme: valid for East German flags 1949-1990

Flag of Germany.svg Coat of arms of East Germany.svg State arms of German Democratic Republic.svg Black
RGB 0/0/0 221/0/0 255/206/0 255/199/9
Hexadecimal #000000ff #dd0000ff #ffce00ff #ffc709ff
CMYK 0/0/0/100 0/100/100/13 0/19/100/0 0/22/96/0
HSL 0/0/0 0/255/100 34/255/128 33/255/132

Flag of East Germany*
country German Democratic Republic (GDR)
used by East Germany
from 1959-10-01
until 1990-10-03
created by -
format 3:5
shape rectangular
colours black, red, gold
other characteristics flag has 3 horizontal stripes

flag includes the flag Flag of Germany.svg
flag includes the coat of arms Coat of arms of East Germany.svg

Communist symbol
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