About the flag of Donetsk, Ukraine

The flag of Donetsk, Ukraine has two horizontal stripes with the shield (in heraldry, an escutcheon) of the city's coat of arms overlaid centrally.

The flag is divided horizontally into two equal parts, the top half colored azure and the bottom sable (black). Overlaid in the center lies the shield (escutcheon) from the coat of arms of Donetsk. The flag is hoist at the left, with the flagpole tipped.

The shield is a pentagonal extension of a rectangle, with an Or (gold) hand clutching a hammer as if to strike, with a star at the edge of the top right canton, which should not be confused with it being at the upper dexter corner of the flag itself, which generally signifies a war flag.

The shield is a symbol from socialist heraldry and denotes the city's status as a major centre for the mining of coal and production of steel.

This flag is available in an official size option

Most mass-produced flags are commonly 150x90cm / 5x3' or 90x60cm / 3x2', which will often vary from the official size ratio. We now offer a custom-manufactured official size option for our many of our flags.

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