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Secemin rural district (Poland)

Włoszczowa county, Świętokrzyskie voivodship

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[Secemin flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 12 Nov 2008
adopted 30 Dec 2002 See also:

Secemin rural district flag

Secemin - rural commune, Włoszczowa County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship.
Gmina Secemin is a rural gmina (commune) in Włoszczowa County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship, in south-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Secemin, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) south-west of Włoszczowa and 57 km (35 mi) west of the regional capital Kielce.
Area: 164.13 sq.km (63.4 sq.mi); Population: 5,171 (2006).
First mentioned in 1326.
City right granted by King Władysław Jagiełło in 1401.
Lost the city rights in 1869.

Arms and flag adopted on December 30, 2002 (resolution # 22/III/02).
"Arms: on the renaissance shield divided horizontally into two parts, on the upper blue field there is a white eagle with the golden ribbon inscribed: "IN PRINCIPIO".
On the lower, red field there is a white horse turned to the right.

Flag: mirrors the colors of the Arms - a rectangle of two equal horizontal bands, blue over red, with the elements of the Arms placed in the middle of each band."
While the law ("Statut") prescribes the charges from the Arms to be placed in the middle of each band, the actual flags, according to wiki and Lajsikonik, display them in the fly part of the flag.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 12 Nov 2008


Secemin Coat of Arms

[Secemin coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 12 Nov 2008
adopted 30 Dec 2002