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Flag of Bremen

The flag of Bremen (used by both the city of Bremen and the state Free
Bremen
Hanseatic City of Bremen) consists of at least eight equal horizontal stripes of
red alternating with white, and checked at the hoist. It is colloquially known as
Speckflagge (bacon flag). The civil flag does not contain the coat of arms. The
state flag exists in three versions

The Dienstflagge, which is defaced with the middle coat of arms.


The Staatsflagge, which is defaced with the flag version of the coat
of arms and usually has twelve instead of eight stripes.
The Dienstflagge der bremischen Schiffahrt,which is defaced with
the flag version of the coat of arms in the centre and a blue anchor
in a white canton. It is used on state buildings used for shipping
and navigation, and as the jack on Bremen ships. Name Bremer Landesflagge
(Speckflagge)
See also Use Civil flag
Proportion 3:2
Coat of arms of Bremen
Design A red and white flag.

External links
official site about the flag and coat of arms ofBremen (German)
Media related to Flags of Bremen at Wikimedia Commons
Bremen at Flags of the World

Variant flag of Bremen


Name Bremer Dienstflagge
Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 3:2
Design A red and white flag
defaced with the coat of
arms.

Variant flag of Bremen


Name Bremer Staatsflagge
Use State flag
Proportion 3:2
Design A red and white flag
defaced with the flag
version of the coat of arms
(Flaggenwappen).
Variant flag of Bremen
Name Landesdienstflagge der
bremischen Schiffahrt
Use State flag
Proportion 3:2
Adopted 1891-1892; 1952
Design A red and white flag
defaced with the flag
version of the coat of arms
(Flaggenwappen) and a
blue anchor in the hoist
canton.

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