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Świdwin rural district (Poland)

Świdwin county, Zachodnio-Pomorskie voivodship

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[Swidwin commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 29 Nov 2008
civic flag adopted 17 May 2005 See also:

Świdwin rural district flag

Świdwin - rural commune, Świdwin County, Zachodnio-pomorskie Voivodship - German name: Schivelbein.
Gmina Świdwin is a rural gmina (commune) in Świdwin County, West Pomeranian Voivodship, in north-western Poland. Its seat is the town of Świdwin, although the town is not part of the territory of the commune.
Area: 247.34 sq.km (95.5 sq.mi); Population: 6,202 (2006).

First mentioned in 1280; land under cultivation 64%; forests 27%; River Rega crisscrosses the commune - nice trail along the river.

Arms and flag adopted on May 17, 2005 (resolution # XXIII/175/2005).
"Arms: on a silver shield a red defensive tower with open gate and one window and between two branches of dogwood with two leaves and four dogberries each.

Flag: composed of three bands: white-red-white. The middle, red band is double the width of the white ones.
Ratio of the flag is 5:8.
The ceremonial flag adds the Arms in the middle of the red band."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 29 Nov 2008


Ceremonial flag

[Swidwin ceremonial flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 29 Nov 2008
adopted 17 May 2005

Świdwin rural district Coat of Arms

[Swidwin coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 29 Nov 2008
adopted 17 May 2005