Sometimes, converting between colour systems is necessary, but if we can use official RGB shades instead of taking a Pantone detour, I see that as preferable. Dragging a flag along the floor is not at all dignified and displays disrespect to the Swedish country. The Flag of Sweden was adopted in 1906. I uploaded a new file, File:Flag of Sweden 2.svg, using those colours. Flags of Sweden and Norway in 1899, after the removal of the union mark from the Norwegian merchant flag. This design dates back to the mid 1600s. VulpesVulpes42 (talk) 18:18, 6 July 2016 (UTC) I still think the most authoritative source for the colors should be the Swedish law, which clearly states the CIE values, much more so than some government website. Brand original color codes, colors palette. The Swedish flag is a one coloured field with a cross. Home > More Information About Pantone > Pantone Flag Colors. Sweden’s flag was officially adopted on June 22, 1906. HEX colors #006aa8, #fecd00. The colour shades used in “File:Flag of Sweden 2.svg” use the official recommendations from here. International Flag Colors. On the toolbar, click Categorize. Flag days in Sweden. The striped designs are some of the earliest variants on the general theme of the state colors of blue and yellow. The first use of the current flag design was in 1562. Swedish flag colors. But of course, that is not the real answer. The Swedish flag is blue with a golden-yellow Scandinavian cross. Unless you want to associate an existing color category with a flag, you must first create a color category for your purpose, give it a name and color that are meaningful to you, and then assign the category to the flagged item. Swedish historical flags at the Maritime Museum in Stockholm. Need more Swedish? This list also includes flags of dependent territories and not fully recognized countries. Try the audio and video lessons at, the Conversational Swedish course at Udemy, and the Interlinear Swedish book with English translations under the Swedish text Swedish Colors Learn the colors in Swedish . While a half hoisted flag (taken half way up the flag pole) displays grief or mourning. The colors are derived from the Swedish national arms and the design is from the Danish flag. These colours feel more natural than the Pantone conversion, which feels kinda off. Create a new color category. Sweden's flag was adopted on June 22, 1906, but its design is hundreds of years old (it probably dates from 1521). Swedish houses are actually unbelievably colorful, but none of the colors are brilliant. The colors on the Swedish flag mean: Yellow - Generosity Blue - Vigilance, Truth, Loyalty, Perseverance and Justice Answer The Colours are believed to be … The proportion of the Swedish flag is 5:8. Flag Day in Sweden is celebrated each year on June 6. The colors, blue and yellow, stem from the Wasa dynasty, in the 16th century. It's as if somebody splashed ocher into every paint can, so the colors are muted and toned down. Disclaimer: Some flags have no color specification, so closest Pantone color is used in these cases. The flag of the Northern European country of Sweden sports a simple design composed of the colors blue and yellow. The central feature on the flag is a yellow off centered Scandinavian or Nordic cross which is set against a solid blue background. The used colors in the flag are blue, yellow. It is highly disrespectful to draw, mark, tear or adorn the flag with any additional markings or decorations. The following chart shows Flag colors for a wide range of countries. Originally the Swedish flag is based on the first flag that represented a country, the Danish flag. An upside down flag denotes distress. The colours of the Swedish flag are blue and yellow. For sovereign states only, go to flags of UN members. List of all 254 country flags of the world. It consists of a blue background with a yellow/gold Scandinavian cross extending to the edges of the flag.