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Drenje, Croatia

Osijek-Baranja County

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[Town flag] image by Željko Heimer, 10 April 2023

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Presentation of Drenje

The municipality of Drenje (3,071 inhabitants in 2011, 680 in the village of Drenje) is located in the vicinity of Đakovo.

Željko Heimer, 21 October 2007

Flag of Drenje

The symbols of Drenje were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka.

Željko Heimer, 3 November 2007

The flag is blue with a coat of arms in the middle.

Tomislav Šipek, 10 April 2023

Coat of arms of Drenje

[Municipality coat of arms] image by Željko Heimer, 2 June 2013

The coat of arms is "Vert two bars argent with lines of partition each forming three dendritic protrusions".
This kind of design that was invented in the Nordic modern heraldry (Finland!) but apparently well received in many other places, seems to be difficult to blazon using the classical English terminology. The arms musr be canting, drenje meaning "a bush" or "a grove of throny bushes". The 12 trees formed in the coat of arms represent the 12 villages that the municipality encompasses.

Željko Heimer, 20 September 2007

Table flag of Drenje

[Municipality coat of arms] image by Željko Heimer, 2 June 2013

The table flag is dark blue, ending triangularly, with the coat of arms in the middle, the name of the municipality above and ornament below, made of four wheat ears and a bunch of grapes.

Željko Heimer, 3 November 2007