The flag of Brittany
The flag of Brttany is also called the Gwenn-ha-du which means white and black in Breton. the région of Brittany, as the territory of Loire-Atlantique is historically part of the province of Brittany.
The flag was created in 1923 by Morvan Marchal, an architect and a militant Breton nationalist. He used as his inspiration the flags of the United States and Greece as these two countries were seen at that time as the respective symbols of liberty and democracy.
The nine horizontal stripes represent the traditional dioceses of Brittany into which the duchy was divided.