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|Flag Type:||County Flag|
|Flag Date:||28th March 2016|
|Flag Designer:||Traditional Design|
|Adoption Route:||Popular Vote|
|UK Design Code:||UNKG7455|
|Pantone® Colours:||Yellow 116, Red 186|
The gold background and red chevron comes from the coat-of-arms of the de Stafford family and has been used in connection with the county since at least the 17th century. The knot is an ancient symbol of Staffordshire, used by many organizations, including the Staffordshire Regiment and Staffordshire Cricket.
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