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Flag of Oise, current and former versions - Images by Olivier Touzeau, 30 April 2019, and Ivan Sache, 24 October 2009, respectively
Region: Hauts-de-France (Picardie until 2014)
Traditional provinces: Île-de-France, Picardy
Bordering departments: Aisne, Eure, Seine-Maritime, Seine-et-Marne, Somme, Val-d'Oise
Area: 5,860 km2
Population (2016): 823,542 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Clermont, Compiègne, Senlis
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 21 cantons, 686 municipalities.
The department is named for river Oise (302 km), a tributary to the Seine.
Ivan Sache, 14 April 2019
The flag in use by the Departmental Council of Oise (video) is white with the Council's logo in greyish blue.
"Blue-grey" is the reference institutional color of the Departmental Council of Oise. The color specifications are (graphic charter):
CMYK 73 51 38 28 RGB 73 94 111 Pantone 7545C
The former General Counci used a pale green with the logo adopted in 2005.
The logo is made of an orange quadrifoil surrounded by an orange circle tangent to a white quadrifoil surrounded by a white circle, the whole on a pale green background and surmounting the writing "oise", overlapping the bigger white circle / "LE DÉPARTEMENT" in orange letters.
Olivier Touzeau, Ivan Sache & Pascal Vagnat, 30 April 2019
Former flag of the General Council of Oise - Image by Ivan Sache, 24 October 2009
The former flag of the General Council of Oise was white with the Council's
The logo is made of a white map of the department shadowed in blue and pierced by a blue-white-red ribbon, surmounting the writing "CONSEIL GÉNÉRAL DE / L'OISE" in blue letters.
Pascal Vagnat, 24 October 2009