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Świerczów rural district (Poland)

Namysłów county, Opolskie voivodship

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[Świerczów flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Oct 2008
adopted 28 Feb 2003 See also:

Świerczów rural district flag

Świerczów - rural commune, Namysłów County, Opolskie Voivodship - Old German name: Schwirz.
Name derived from "Świerszcz" - cricket. Smallest (in population) commune of Opolskie Voivodship (3.700 inh).

Arms and flag adopted on February 28, 2003 (resolution # V/21/2003).
"Arms: on an old French style shield (common in Poland and Silesia between XIII and XVI centuries) in the right field (blue) there is a golden honeycomb with a bee.
In the left field (gold) there is a branch of hop symbolizing the beer brewing in the area.
Supporters are two stylized black eagles of the Silesian Piasts.

Flag: a rectangle composed of four equal vertical bands: light blue, yellow, green, yellow - with the shield of the Arms in the center."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Oct 2008


Świerczów Coat of Arms

[Świerczów coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Oct 2008
adopted 28 Feb 2003