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Gniezno county (Poland)

Powiat gnieźnieński, Wielkopolskie voivodship

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[Gniezno county flag] image by Pascal Gross, 14 Dec 2001
adopted 27 Jan 2000 Gminy (districts) in Gniezno County: See also:

Gniezno county flag

Flag adopted 27 Jan 2000. Flag and coat of arms are also available on this website.
Gniezno (German: Gnesen) is a city with c. 70.000 inhabitants. Its ancient cathedral contains relics of St. Adalbert (Polish: Wojetech), patron saint of Poland. The first king of Poland, Boleslav the Mighty, was crowned here in 1025 for the second time. It was the Coronationplace of kings of Poland till 1320. To Prussia 1793 and to Poland 1919.
Source: FLAGA - Biuletyn Polskiego Towarzystwa Weksylologicznego Nr.13/14 (2001)
Jens Pattke, 27 Oct 2001

Gniezno county Coat of Arms

[Gniezno county Coat of Arms] image from this website.