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The flag of the Region of Durham, Ontario, is white with regional logo on it.
The logo shows highly stylized "D" in white on blue rectangular shape. It also
includes words "DURHAM / REGION" in white in two lines. Photo of the flag thanks
to Clerk's Department.
About the region:
"In 1973, the Province of Ontario passed the Regional Municipality of Durham Act to establish Durham as one of five Regional governments in the Greater Toronto Area. The Act annexed and amalgamated 21 former municipalities of the counties of Ontario, Northumberland and Durham to form eight area municipalities: Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge and Whitby. Members of the first Regional Council were elected late 1973, and the Regional Municipality of Durham began operating on January 1, 1974." - also from the Region. Durham Region has almost 600.000 inhabitants.
Official website: http://www.region.durham.on.ca
Valentin Poposki, 20 March 2010