Flag of Cologne

Flag Cologne, Banner Cologne
Aspect ratio:
3:5
Country:
Germany
State:
North Rhine-Westphalia
Size:
405 km²
Population:
1.073.096
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Background knowledge

The flag of Flag of Cologne is divided into two equal-sized horizontal stripes in red and white.

In the center is the city's coat of arms.

The coat of arms of Cologne is officially described as "Under red shield head, therein barred three golden trifoliate crowns, in silver 11 black flames (5:4:2). ".

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of Cologne

This is what an AI says about the Cologne flag
The flag of the city of Cologne was officially introduced in 1835. It consists of the city's coat of arms, which shows a black eagle on a golden background. The flag is a symbol of the city's history and culture and is often used at city events.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Cologne flag
The flag of the city of Cologne was first officially introduced in 1288. It shows a black cross on a white background, which corresponds to the city's coat of arms. Over time, the flag of the city of Cologne has become an important symbol for the citizens of the city.
This is how an AI describes the Cologne flag
The flag of the city of Cologne in the state of Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, consists of a white background with a black cross in the center. The cross is diagonally divided into the colors red and yellow. In each corner of the cross is a black, five-pointed star symbol. The top and bottom of the cross are red, while the left and right sides are yellow. The white background symbolizes the purity of the city. The black cross represents faith in God. The red and yellow parts of the cross represent the colors of the Archdiocese of Cologne. The five black stars represent the five ecclesiastical provinces of the archdiocese.