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In north eastern South Africa, reorganized from
the former south central
It borders the Free State, Mpumalanga,
Northern and North-West
Antonio Martins, 30 May 1999
The Gauteng provincial government flies plain white flag with the provincial logo in the centre of a white field.
This is not considered the flag of the province, but its use is similar
to that of a corporate house flag, being flown at provincial government
Bruce Berry, 07 Nov 2006
ARMS: Azure, a pick erect Or, accompanied on either side by four shield
thongs in pale Argent; the shield ensigned of a coronet comprising a wreathed
head ring alternately Argent and Or, heightened of four chemical symbols
for iron Argent, alternating with as many honey-bees volant Or.
SUPPORTERS: Two lions proper.
SPECIAL COMPARTMENT AND MOTTO: Upon three gold staves fesswise, conjoined 2 and 1, supported by two ornamental brackets Or, the motto UNITY IN DIVERSITY.
Registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 20 March 1996.
JJ Andersson, 05 May 2002
The following municipal flags in the former Transvaal province, and now falling in Gauteng, were registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry. These flags are no longer in use following the introduction of a new municipal dispensation in South Africa after 2000.
Council flag registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 3 Apr 1984
and described as:
On a rectangular yellow field proportion three by two, bordered red, a blue griffin segreant coward, armed and langued red, and in each corner a red tulip.
Mokwana Governing Council (Edenvale) flag registered with the South African
Bureau of Heraldry on 22 May 1998 with the following description:
A rectangular flag in the proportion 2:3, comprising 13 equal horizontal stripes, those at the top and bottom red, the remaining eleven alternating white and blue; a hoist panel of three stripes, yellow, blue and yellow, the blue stripe being equivalent in width to three of the horizontal stripes, charged with six white stars in pale of six points each, the yellow stripes each 1,25 of the width of the horizontal stripes.
Randburg Town Council flag registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 16 Oct 1987 with the following description:
A rectangular flag with proportion three by two, consisting of nine horizontal stripes, from top to bottom green, yellow, red, yellow, blue, yellow, red, yellow and green, respectively 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/25, 3/5, 1/25, 1/50, 1/25 and 1/10 the height of the flag, the blue stripe charged in the hoist with a white castle triple-towered and in the fly with four yellow roundels barwise, the diameter of each 1/5 the height of the flag.
Vanderbijlpark Town Council flag registered with the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 14 Apr 1971and described as:
Per pale Gules, Argent and Vert; on a roundel Argent the shield of the municipal arms.
of the Bureau of Heraldry on registered heraldic representations.
Mark Sensen, 19 May 2002
Illustrations of the above, with the
exception of Mokwana, can be seen in SAVA Journal 1/92 [brl92] (ed).