Flag of Herefordshire

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Adopted Not yet adopted
Alternative flag mistakenly believed to be the official flag

The Herefordshire flag is the flag of the county of Herefordshire, England. It is used by Herefordshire Council.


The flag of Herefordshire has not yet been registered with the Flag Institute, but the flag has been flown alongside the Union Flag above the Department for Communities and Local Government.[1][2]

Flag design

On the flag is based on the Herefordshire Council coat of arms. It features a river running through a red background with a leopard above and the head of a bull below.[1]

An alternative design has been popular, despite being created by a former student as an internet joke, and is sold at the Hereford Tourist Centre.[3] Due to its popularity it is often believed to be the county's official flag.[4]


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