Flag Type:  County Flag
Flag Date:  1969
Flag Designer:  Roy Grønneberg & Bill Adams
Adoption Route:  Letters Patent (Lord Lyon)
UK Design Code:  UNKG7403
Aspect Ratio:  3:5
Pantone® Colours:  Blue 286, White
Certification:  Lord Lyon King of Arms

Designed in 1969 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the transfer of Shetland from Norway to Scotland, the colours come from the Scottish flag, and the cross shape from Scandinavian tradition.

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