Flag of Estonia

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The national flag of Estonia (Eesti lipp) is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white.wikipedia
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Estonian Students' Society

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The Estonian flag was therefore officially adopted first as a student organisation flag on 17 September 1881 by the constituent assembly of the first Estonian national student Corps "Vironia" (modern Estonian Students Society) in the city of Tartu.
First flag was made in 1884 and this tricolour was later (1918) accepted as the National Flag of Estonia.

Estonian government-in-exile

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The Estonian flag, which was also used by the Estonian government-in-exile, was officially re-adopted 7 August 1990 one year before its official restoration of independence.
The flag of Germany was replaced with the Estonian tricolour in the Pikk Hermann flag tower.

Tricolour (flag)

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The national flag of Estonia (Eesti lipp) is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white.
the flag of Estonia (1880s),

Pikk Hermann

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12 December 1918 was the first time the flag was raised as the national symbol atop of the Pikk Hermann Tower in Tallinn. It was taken down from the most symbolic location, the tower of Pikk Hermann in Tallinn, on 21 June 1940, when Estonia was still formally independent.
The national flag, measuring 191 cm by 300 cm, is raised and the national anthem is played at the time of sunrise (but not earlier than 7 am) and lowered at the time of sunset (but not later than 10 pm).

Flag of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic

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After World War II, from 1944 to 1990, the Soviet Estonian flag consisted first of a generic red Soviet flag with the name of the republic, then changed to the red flag with a band of blue water waves near the bottom.
Beginning in 1990, the flag was reverted to the tricolor flag used in 1918 which remained as the flag after the restoration of independence only a year later.

List of Estonian flags

Presidential Standard of Estonia
The following is a list of flags of Estonia.

Blue

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The national flag of Estonia (Eesti lipp) is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white.

Black

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The national flag of Estonia (Eesti lipp) is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white.

White

Pure Whitewhite lightwhitish
The national flag of Estonia (Eesti lipp) is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white.

Estonian language

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In Estonian it is colloquially called the "sinimustvalge", after the colours of the bands.

Soviet Union

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First adopted on 21 November 1918 after its independence, it was used as a national flag until 1940 when the Soviet Union occupied Estonia.

German Student Corps

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The Estonian flag was therefore officially adopted first as a student organisation flag on 17 September 1881 by the constituent assembly of the first Estonian national student Corps "Vironia" (modern Estonian Students Society) in the city of Tartu.

Tartu

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The Estonian flag was therefore officially adopted first as a student organisation flag on 17 September 1881 by the constituent assembly of the first Estonian national student Corps "Vironia" (modern Estonian Students Society) in the city of Tartu.

Estonians

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The flag became associated with Estonian nationalism and was used as the national flag (riigilipp) when the Estonian Declaration of Independence was issued on 24 February 1918.

Nationalism

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The flag became associated with Estonian nationalism and was used as the national flag (riigilipp) when the Estonian Declaration of Independence was issued on 24 February 1918.

National flag

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The flag became associated with Estonian nationalism and was used as the national flag (riigilipp) when the Estonian Declaration of Independence was issued on 24 February 1918.

Estonian Declaration of Independence

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The flag became associated with Estonian nationalism and was used as the national flag (riigilipp) when the Estonian Declaration of Independence was issued on 24 February 1918.

Tallinn

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It was taken down from the most symbolic location, the tower of Pikk Hermann in Tallinn, on 21 June 1940, when Estonia was still formally independent.

Red flag (politics)

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On the next day, 22 June, it was hoisted along with the red flag.

Nazi Germany

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During the German occupation from 1941 until 1944, the flag was accepted as the ethnic flag of Estonians but not the national flag.

Red Army

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When the Red Army arrived on 22 September 1944, the red flag was just added at first.

Hammer and sickle

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In its place from February 1953, the Estonian SSR flag was redesigned to include the six blue spiked waves on the bottom with the hammer and sickle with the red star on top.

Red star

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In its place from February 1953, the Estonian SSR flag was redesigned to include the six blue spiked waves on the bottom with the hammer and sickle with the red star on top.