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Bieliny commune (Poland)

Kielce county, Swietokrzyskie vojvodship

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[Bieliny flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Nov 2008
adopted 18 Dec 2001 See also:

Bieliny commune flag

Bieliny - rural commune, Kielce County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship.
Gmina Bieliny is a rural gmina (commune) in Kielce County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship, in south-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Bieliny, which lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) east of the regional capital Kielce. The commune contains part of the protected area called Cisów-Orłowiny Landscape Park.
Area: 88.09 (34.0 sq.mi); Population: 9,832 (2006)
First mentioned in 1464.

Arms and flag adopted on December 18, 2001 (resolution number not available).
"Arms: om the red renaissance shield is a golden medieval boat ("korab") with a double patriarchal cross instead of the mast.

Flag: coloristic-tautological rendition of the Arms. A rectangle divided into three uneven vertical bands.
Outside bands are yellow and 1/4 of the length of the flag each.
The middle band (red) with the Arms (without the shield) is 1/2 of the length of the flag.
Ratio of the flag is 5:8."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Nov 2008

Bieliny Coat of Arms

[Bieliny coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Nov 2008