The flag's ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over white horizontal bicolour.The city statutes (Hauptsatzung) available at the city website say, "the city flag is blue-white"; Bochum is a county-free city (Kreisfreie Stadt).
Sources: Stadler 1972, p.26 and Hauptsatzung of the City of Bochum Stefan Schwoon, 22 Feb 2001, and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007
Borough of Wattenscheid
3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007
The flags ratio is 3:5. It is a red over white horizontal bicolour.
The flag was used since 1925.
Source: Stadler 1972, p.97
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jul 2007
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