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Akershus (Norway)

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Flag of Akershus image by Tomislav Šipek, 7 February 2017

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Description of the flag

Adopted on 11 December 1987.

The flag of Akershus represents the silhouette of Akershus castle, built under king Hakon V (the same king who was in charge of building Vardøhus - the castle represented on the flag of Finnmark). Proportions are 1:1
Jan Oskar Engene, 17 November 1995

Akershus, Buskerud and Østfold and three other municipalities were merged into Viken on 1 January 2020.
Valentin Poposki
, 16 January 2020