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Byczyna commune (Poland)

Kluczbork county, Opolskie Vojvodship

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[Byczyna flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Oct 2008
adopted 30 Sep 2002 See also:

Byczyna commune flag

Byczyna - urban-rural commune, Kluczbork County, Opolskie Voivodship - German name: Pitschen.
The town, located just north of Kluczbork in Upper Silesia, was the setting of the Battle of Byczyna between Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria, who was elected as king of Poland, and Sigismund of Lithuania, on January 24, 1588.(Sigismund won).
Site of the annual "Old Boys" soccer (football) championships.

Arms and flag adopted on September 30, 2002.
Arms: fragment of the town's defensive wall (red) on silver (white) shield.
Flag's upper color is very unusual (not described) - kind of bluish gray.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Oct 2008


Byczyna Coat of Arms

[Byczyna coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Oct 2008
adopted 30 Sep 2002