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Eure (Department, France)

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Flag of Eure - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 10 March 2019


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Administrative data

Code: 27
Region: Normandie (Haute-Normandie until 2014)
Traditional province: Normandy
Bordering departments: Calvados, Eure-et-Loir, Oise, Orne, Seine-Maritime, Yvelines, Val-d'Oise

Area: 6,040 km2
Population (2016): 602,825 inhabitants

Préfecture: Évreux
Sous-préfectures: Les Andelys, Bernay
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 23 cantons, 596 municipalities.

The department is named after river Eure (225 km), a tributary to the Seine.

Ivan Sache, 11 April 2019


Flag of Eure

A dark blue flag was edited (photo), featuring the logo modified in 2016 with the adding of the words "en Normandie".

Olivier Touzeau, 10 March 2019


Paper flags

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Paper flags of Eure - Images by Olivier Touzeau, 10 March 2019

In special events, paper flags with monochrome logos on colored field are produced by the Departmental Council, for example;
- white logo on pink for an event about sustainable and local agriculture in 2019 (with on the reverse the department number "27" in a white circle) (photo, photo);
- black logo on yellow for Tour de de France 2018 (photo).

Olivier Touzeau, 10 March 2019


Flag of the former General Council

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Flag of the former General Council of Eure - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 6 March 2019

The General Council used a white flag with the logo adopted in 2001.

Olivier Touzeau, 6 March 2019

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Older flags of the former General Council of Eure - Images by Olivier Touzeau, 6 March 2019

Bedfore 2001, the General Council used a white flag with the logo of the time. Lucien Philippe's archives record the Graphical Charter of the departement (1991), which prescribed theflag with a blue stripe at the fly and the words "VOUS C'EST NOUS" (Yourself are Ourself) in green letters, and the logo on the 2/3 white part of the hoist.

Pascal Vagnat, 9 July 2012