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Zala County (Hungary)

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Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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image by Zoltan Horvath, 15 July 2010

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County Flag

Assembly of Zala county has decided to change its colours from green-golden to blue and silver. Regulation issued on 09 July 2010, but it will be valid from 08 September 2010.
By the study made a leader of County Registry, green and yellow colours were not used by Zala county in the past (only in recent times), but blue and silver were more popular.
08 September is Day of Saint Adorian, who is a patron of Zalavar. It celebrated its 1000th anniversary of establishment of settlement, last year.
So, pattern of coat of arms and flag will be unchanged, only the colours will change to blue and silver. Only exception is the crown, it remains golden.
All of these information reported by a local online newspaper:

Regulation of Assembly on new symbols (in Hungarian):
Zoltan Horvath, 15 July 2010

Former County Flag (1990- 2010)

image by Željko Heimer

Ratio: 2:1. Adopted: 1990. Capital: Zalaegerszeg . Always hoisted vertically.
The arms are the same as of former (Austrohungaroan) county of Zala (granted 1550), sometimes coloured Azure in place of Vert.
Željko Heimer - from FAME

You can see a photo of Zala County flag at <>. The Res. No. 1/1991. (II.2.) of the G.A of Zala County about the Coat of Arms and the flag (in Hungarian) at <>.
István Molnár, 29 March 2001

Flag Used in 2001

image by Istvan Molnar, 27 August 2001

Flying flag at the Conquest Statue, Opusztaszer NHP. Ratio: 3:1. The width of the Coat of Arms is the 1/3 of the width of the flag. The Coat of Arms is on the 1/3 of the flag's height. The inscription is gold.
István Molnár, 27 August 2001

Flag of the Insurrectionists of Zala County (1660)

Flag of the insurrectionists of Zala County, 1660, Hungary. The photo was taken by me at the Castle of Lendava/Lendva, Slovenis.
István Molnár, 3 August 2001

Municipalities Coat of Arms

Hévíz town: <> and <>.
Balatongyörök village: <> and <>.
Cserszegtomaj village: <>.
Felsőpáhok village: <>.
Gyenesdiás village: <> and <>.
Karmacs village: <>.
Nemesbük village: <>.
Rezi village: <>.
Vonyarcvashegy village: <> and <>.
István Molnár, 16 August 2001 and 30 January 2002