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Bardejov city, Slovakia
Bardejov okres, Prešov region
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submitted by Rob Raeside, 15 July 1999
Images based on the Heraldický Register Slovenskej Republiky I, 2000
- Bardejov city, Bardejov district, Prešov region - adopted 1991, based
on a seal dated 1453.
Bardejov is a town of c. 20.000 inhabitants. It lies on a natural terrace
(270 m. above the sea) where the Lukavice brook runs into the Topla river.
The foundation of Bardejov goes back to the 9th century; after the Tartar
invasion the town was rebuilt by foreign colonists and became a free royal
town in 1376.
Bardejov 1979 flag
by Jan Kravcik, 13 June 2000
This is the flag of Bardejov city in 1979.
Source: 'Klíc k našim mestum' by Karel Liška and Ludvík Mucha,
ed. Práce in Prague, 1979 and 'Városaink neve, címere és lobogója'
by S. Széll, Budapest 1941.
Jan Kravcik, 13 June 2000
Bardejov Coat of Arms
From <http://www.tatrahome.sk/revue/erby/> . (!Link does not work any
more!) - the halbards are canting in French ("la barde") "Mon oncle a une barde" - mine uncle has a beard, he uses a halbard to shave it off.