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Siedlce rural district (Poland)

Siedlce county, Mazowieckie voivodship

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[Siedlce rural district flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Dec 2008
adopted 17 May 2008; design: Alfred Znamierowski See also:

Siedlce rural district flag

Siedlce - rural commune, Siedlce County, Mazowieckie Voivodship - former name: gmina Stara Wieś.
Gmina Siedlce is a rural gmina (commune) in Siedlce County, Masovian Voivodship, in east-central Poland. Its seat is the town of Siedlce, although the town is not part of the territory of the commune.
Area: 141.54 sq.km (54.6 sq.mi); Population: 15,893 (2006).
Encompassing the city of Siedlce, the commune has an agricultural character although the services and industry are becoming ever more important sectors of its economy.
Land under cultivation - 78%; Forests - 10%.

Arms and flag adopted on May 17, 2008 (resolution # XIX/133/2008).
"Arms: a green shield divided horizontally by a white, wavy line symbolizing the local rivers. In the upper part of the shield is the noble Coat of Arms "Rawicz" ( a joyful maiden riding a big black merry bear).
On the lower part of the shield are two crossed cavalry sabers (sabres), silver with golden handles.
This is to commemorate the Battle of Iganie fought with the Russian Cossacks during the November Uprising of 1830 on the territory of the commune.

Flag: a rectangle of green color in the ratio of 5:8 with the Arms in the middle, separated by a white, wavy band."
The commune's symbols were designed by Mr.Alfred Znamierowski
Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Dec 2008


Siedlce rural district banner

[Siedlce rural district banner] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Dec 2008
adopted 17 May 2008; design: Alfred Znamierowski

Siedlce rural district Coat of Arms

[Siedlce rural district Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Dec 2008
adopted 17 May 2008; design: Alfred Znamierowski