Flag of Montenegro

The flag of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Застава Црне Горе, romanized: Zastava Crne Gore) was officially adopted with the Law on the state symbols and the statehood day of Montenegro on 13 July 2004 at the proposal of the government of Montenegro. It was constitutionally sanctioned with the proclamation of the Constitution on 22 October 2007. It is a red banner with broader golden edges all around the red field with the coat of arms of Montenegro in its center.

Montenegro
UseNational flag, civil and state ensign
Proportion1:2
AdoptedJuly 13, 2004; 17 years ago (2004-07-13)
September 15, 2004; 17 years ago (2004-09-15) (standardized)[1]
DesignA red field surrounded by a golden border; charged with the Coat of Arms at the centre. The coat of arms in the flag occupies 23 of its height. The width of the golden border is 120 the width of the hoist side
Variant flag of Montenegro
UseNational flag, vertical banner

The Law on the state symbols and the statehood day of Montenegro reached full effect the day after its publication in the Official Gazette of Montenegro. The publication occurred 12 July 2004 and the legal power of the Law occurred the day after, on 13 July 2004 – the statehood day of Montenegro.