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The FAME is site devoted to systematic and scientific study of flags and coats of arms. Such symbols often bear strong political and other messages. Inclusion of those symbols here does not mean that the author support or approve the ideas they may stand for.
Seat of administration: Szeged
The flag is emerald green with coat of arms and name of the county under it embroidered in gold in an arc. Original size is 300x150 cm, height of arms 80 cm. The flag has fringes at bottom 15 cm long. The horizontal line of the coat of arms is set on the line on 1/3 of the flag height.
Seat of administration: Székesfehérvár
The vertical flag is vertically divided green and yellow with the circular county coat of arms in the middle. The coat of arms is granted to the county (then called in German Weißenburg) in 1694, and the flag orignates from mid-18th centruy, abandoned in 1949 and readopted in 1992. The coat of arms displays a sceene on the green field before the blue sky is the kneeling Saint Stephen with the Holy Crown, sword and sceptre on a red pillow on his arms. King Saint Stephen makes an offer of Hungary to the Blessed Virgin - who is in a radiating cloud - holding in her arms a little Jesus Christ. Under the pillow with the Holy crown there is the Coat of Arms of Hungary.
Seat of administration: Gyor
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The coat of arms combine arms of previous counties of Moson (Wieselburg), Sopron (Ödenburg) and Gyor (Raab). The flag is bicolour of red and blue.
Seat of administration: Debrecen
The county was made by joining the former counties of Hajdú (arms granted around 1408) and Bihar (arms granted 1690) and city of Debrecen. Arms of Hajdu and Bihar were joined in 1991, and colours of Debrecen were used in the flag as wolf teeth.
Seat of administration: Szolnok
The coat of arms of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok is readopted in 1991, with some slight changes to 1878. The chief is divided into two fields, the sinister side having a stork symbolizing Outer-Szolnok, the dexter side having a dark brown lion, above him a scarlet moon and star, symbolizing the Nagykunsag, in the base is a soldier riding a white horse, in his left hand a Lehel-kurt (a Hungarian legend taking place at the battle of Augsburg in 955 AD), in his left hand a shield. The three white bands symbolize county three main rivers, the Tisza (Theiss, Tisa), the Zagyva, and the Koros. The flag is vertical divided in blue and white with coat of arms in the middle and the name of the county in arc beneath.
Seat of administration: Kaposvár
The coat of arms is granted to the county in 1498 by King Vladislas II, abandoned in late 1940's and readopted in 1992. The flag is bicolour of green and yellow with coat of arms off-set to hoist. The vertical banner includes the name of the county in an arc below the coat of arms.
Seat of administration: Szekszard
The coat of arms is granted to Tolna (Tolnau) in 1699, modified in 1838, readopted in 1991. In vertical flag horizontally divided in blue and white is is set somewhat offset to hoist and abov ethe name of the county in an arc below.
Seat of administration: Szombathely
The coat of arms is granated to the county (in German Eisenburg) in 1561 blue with a white stork standing on a top of a tower with a horse-shue in beak. The flag is vertical, divided blue and white bicolour.
Seat of administration: Veszprém
The coat of arms is blue with white castle on a tripple mount topped with oak twig and crescent and star in cantons. The flag is white over green bicolour with coat of arms set near hoist. It could be used without coat of arms, too.
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The flag is tricolour of red-yellow-blue, with coat of arms in the middle. The coat of arms combine the arms of Buda and Pest, formed in 1873. In 1950 a communits version of the coat of arms was introduced, while between 1930 and 1950 the blue stripe was green instead. The flag could be used without the coat of arms, too.