Flag of Cumberland

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Flag of Cumberland
Cumberland flag.svg
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Adopted Registered
The newly registered county flag of Cumberland in flight at Beacon Edge
The Cumberland flag flying from Saint Michael's church in Workington.

The Cumberland flag is the flag of the county of Cumberland . It was registered with the Flag Institute on December 13th 2012. [1]


The flag derives from the arms of the former Cumberland County Council. The design represents some of the county's natural features; at the top are the white Parnassus flowers which grow on the marshy uplands, the green upper field, while at the base the wavy blue and white stripes symbolise the county's rivers, lakes and seaboard. The illustration is by Philip Tibbetts.

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