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Encyclopedia > Flag of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The flag of the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Zastava Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine in Bosnian, Stijeg Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine in Croatian) was adopted on November 5, 1996. Flag of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


On the flag, green stands for the Bosniaks, and red for the Bosnian Croats. The same goes for the coat of arms, whereon the green arms and golden fleur-de-lys stand for the Bosniaks, and the chequy shield for Bosnian Croats. Bosniaks (Bosnian: Bošnjaci) are a South Slavic people living chiefly in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Fleur de Lys is a Canadian superheroine created in 1984 by Mark Shainblum and Gabriel Morrissette. ... Bosniaks (Bosnian: Bošnjaci) are a South Slavic people living chiefly in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro. ... The Croatian coat of arms consists of one main coat of arms and five smaller ones that crown the main one. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ...


The ten stars arranged in a circle, even though they bear resemblance to the European Union flag, represent the 10 cantons of the Federation. Cantons are provincial units used in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...


The federation is part of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina which has its own flag, while the other component Republika Srpska uses the flag of Serbia, though with a different ratio. This article is in need of attention. ... Official language Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian Official script Cyrillic alphabet, Latin alphabet Capital de jure Sarajevo de facto Banja Luka Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  24,811 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2005)  â€“ Density  1,411,000  60/km² Ethnic groups (2005 est. ... The flag of Serbia is a tricolour with Pan-Slavic colors. ...


Bosnia and Herzegovina's Constitutional Court ruled on March 31, 2006 that the flag is discriminatory to the nation's Serbs, as it only contains the Bosniaks' and Croats' national symbols. The flag must be changed within a time period of six months after the ruling. March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Bosniaks (Bosnian: Bošnjaci) are a South Slavic people living chiefly in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ...


See also

Flags of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina has encountered constant flag changes throughout its history. ...


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Bosnia and Herzegovina comprises the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the Republika Srpska (RS), and the BrĨko District (BD).
Ethnic composition of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1991.
Ethnic composition of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2005.
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - flag law and construction sheet (2122 words)
The Law on the flag and the coat of arms of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina passed by the Federation Parliament in the session of the House of Representatives held on November 6, 1996 and in the session of the House of Nations held on November 6, 1996 is enacted.
The Chairman of the House of Representatives of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, prof.dr. Abdulah Konjicija.
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