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by Stefan Schwoon
Flag adopted 1935, confirmed 1992
Forst is a city of slightly above 25,000 inhabitants on the left bank of the river Neisse. It is the seat of Spree-Neisse county. The Sorb name is Barç. The red-yellow flag is used since 1935 and re-confirmed in 1992. Source: Günther 1995 (Erwin Günther, Ostdeutsche Stadtflaggen (1): Land Brandenburg, in Der Flaggenkurier, no. 1, 1995).
Stefan Schwoon, 8 April 2001