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East Agder (Norway)


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Flag of Aust-Agder image by Željko Heimer

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Adopted on 12 December 1958.

Horizontal bands of red-yellow-red-yellow-red. This design was chosen to symbolize the importance of timber both for export to the European continent and for the shipbuilding industry in the county. Proportions 4:5.
Jan Oskar Engene, 17 November 1995

In 2017 the government decided to abolish some of the counties and to merge them with other counties to form larger ones, reducing the number of counties from 19 to 11, to be implemented from 2020.:"

The new regions:
Aust-Agder and Vest Agder became Agder.
Valentin Poposki, 16 January 2020