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Flag of Oregon

Use: Civil and state flag
Proportion: 3:5
Adopted: April 15, 1925; 94 years ago
Design: Seal of Oregon in gold on a navy blue field. Above the seal the text "State of Oregon" is displayed in a wavy flow.
Designed by: Oregon Legislature; first sewn by Marjorie Kennedy and Blanche Cox.
The flag of the state of Oregon is a two-sided flag in navy blue and gold with an optional gold fringe. On the front is the escutcheon from the state seal and on the reverse is a gold figure of a beaver, the state animal. Oregon is the only state to feature a double-sided flag (the flag of Massachusetts was changed in 1971 to be single-sided).

State of Oregon
Flag of Oregon State seal of Oregon
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
The Beaver State
Motto(s): Alis volat propriis
(English: She flies with her own wings)
State song(s): "Oregon, My Oregon"
Map of the United States with Oregon highlighted
Official language De jure: none
De facto: Pacific Northwest English
Demonym Oregonian
Capital Salem
Largest city Portland
Largest metro Portland metropolitan area
Area Ranked 9th
• Total 98,381 sq mi
(254,806 km2)
• Width 400 miles (640 km)
• Length 360 miles (580 km)
• % water 2.4
• Latitude 42° N to 46° 18′ N
• Longitude 116° 28′ W to 124° 38′ W
Population Ranked 27th
• Total 4,190,713 (2018)
• Density 39.9/sq mi (15.0/km2)
Ranked 39th
• Median household income $60,212 (21st)
Elevation
• Highest point Mount Hood
11,249 ft (3,428.8 m)
• Mean 3,300 ft (1,000 m)
• Lowest point Pacific Ocean
Sea level
Before statehood Oregon Territory
Admitted to the Union February 14, 1859 (33rd)
Governor Kate Brown (D)
Secretary of State Beverly Clarno (R)
Legislature Legislative Assembly
• Upper house State Senate
• Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D)
Jeff Merkley (D)
U.S. House delegation 4 Democrats
1 Republican (list)
Time zones
• primary Pacific: UTC −8/−7
• primary for Malheur County Mountain: UTC −7/−6
ISO 3166 US-OR
Abbreviations OR, Ore.
Website www.oregon.gov
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