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Krotoszyn district (Poland)

Krotoszyn county, Wielkopolskie voivodship

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[Krotoszyn city flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 3 Mar 2008 See also:

Krotoszyn city flag

Here is the flag of Krotoszyn city, in Krotoszyn county, Wielkopolskie vojvodship, as presented at the city's website, adopted ?
Flagdescription: brightblue, in top hoist the city arms.
Arms: azure bordered argent two keys in saltire between two 6-rayed mullets or; in chief a 5-rayed mullet or charged with a flower argent.
Origin/meaning: The two crossed keys are the symbol of St. Peter, the patron saint of the town. The roses are derived from the arms of the former Lords of Krotoszyn, from the Rozdrazewskis family.
Source: Ralf Hartemink.
Jarig Bakker, 3 Mar 2008

What's the name of this particular kind of shield? A similar shape is favoured by the President of Liberia and, not unrelated, it is popular in the US, notable as the distintive graphic enclosure for "U.S. Route" highway number signs.
António Martíns-Tuválkin, 21 Mar 2008

Krotoszyn city Coat of Arms

[Krotoszyn city Coat of Arms] image by Jarig Bakker, 3 Mar 2008