NATIONAL SYMBOLS OF BULGARIA
Bulgaria’s National Flag
The national flag of the Republic of Bulgaria
is rectangular in shape and consists of three
colors: white, green and red, placed
horizontally from the top downwards. The
coloured pieces are the same in shape and
Shape: rectangular, the width-length ratio
When hoisted vertically, the flag’s maximum
length can reach five widths.
Dimensions: 18 sm x 30 sm, 24 sm x 40 sm, 90
sm x 150 sm, 129 sm x 215 sm.
Colours: white – the degree of whiteness
greater than 80%, green - Number 17-5936 of
the Pantone-textile scale and red – number
18-1664 of the Pantone-textile scale. The standards of the colours of the national
flags are kept at the Standardization and
(Extract from the State Seal and National Flag
Article 1 The coat-of-arms of the Republic of
Bulgaria is a state symbol of the independence
and sovereignty of the Bulgarian people and
Article 2 (1) The coat of arms of the Republic
of Bulgaria is a golden crowned lion, standing
on his hind legs, in front of a dark red
shield. The shield has a crown, whose
prototypes are the crowns of Bulgarian rulers
from the Second Bulgarian State, with five
crosses and another cross above the crown. Two
golden crowned lions, standing on their hind
leg, facing the shield, hold it. They stand on
two crossed oak branches with acorns. Under
the shield there is a white band with the flag
that reads: “Union Makes Strength”.
(2) The graphical and colour image of the
coat-of-arms, established by the appendix, are
part of this law.
Article 3 (1) The coat-of-arms of the Republic
of Bulgaria is on the state seal, as
established by the State Seal Law.
(2) The coat-of-arms of the Republic of
Bulgaria, placed elsewhere as well as the
reproduction of the elements of the
coat-of-arms on badges, commemoration medals
and others is allowed only under an ordinance
of the Council of Ministers.
Bulgaria’s Coat-of-Arms LAW
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