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Pilzno commune (Poland)

Dębica county, Podkarpackie vojvodship

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[Pilzno commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Oct 2008
adopted 29 Jan 2003 See also:

Pilzno commune flag

Pilzno - urban-rural commune, Dębica County, Podkarpackie Voivodship.
Incorporated as a town in 1354 by King Kazimierz Wielki, Pilzno has a rich history. In the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth it was the capital of a powiat, located in the Sandomierz Voivodeship. Most important historical monument there is St. John's church, founded around 1256. It is located near the medieval market square.

Arms and flag adopted on January 29, 2003 (resolution # IV/33/2003).
"Arms:on the blue shield two silver lilies joined at the bases.
Gold crown signifies the fact Pilzno was a Crown Land (Royal Estate).
Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the proportion of height to length 85:31, composed of three vertical bands of equal width: blue at the hoist, red in the middle and yellow in the fly.
On the blue band there are large white letters, placed one over the others and spelling the name "PILZNO". On the axis of the red and yellow bands are placed symmetrically, one above the others, three Coat of Armśs of the city and the commune."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Oct 2008

Pilzno commune Coat of Arms

[Pilzno commune Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Oct 2008
adopted 29 Jan 2003