- Flag of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic
The flag of the Armenian SSR was adopted on
December 17, 1952by the government of the Armenian SSR.
The first flag of the
Armenian SSRwas introduced in the constitution, accepted on February 2 1922by the First Congress of Sovietsof the Armenian SSR.cite web |url=http://www.hrono.ru/heraldicum/flagi/armenia/assr.htm |title=Cоветская Армения (Soviet Armenia) |accessdate=2007-01-20|date=2004-11-14 |publisher=Russian Centre of Vexillology and Heraldry |language=Russian] That flag existed only for a month, because on March 12the Armenian SSR united with the Georgian SSRand the Azerbaijan SSRunder the Transcaucasian SFSR(TSFSR), that was split again into these three republics in 1936.
1936and 1952, the flag was red with the gold hammer and sicklein the top left hand corner. The Armenian characters "HSSR" (for "Haykakan Sovetakan Sotsialistakan Respublika") were in gold beneath the hammer and sickle.
1922and 1936, the flag was the same as between 1936 and 1952, but without the hammer and sickle, and with the Cyrillic characters "ССРА" ("SSRA") in their place.
Flag of the Soviet Union
Flag of Armenia
Coat of arms of the Armenian SSR
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