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Tuczępy commune (Poland)

Busko-Zdrój county, Swietokrzyskie vojvodship

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[Tuczępy flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Nov 2008
adopted 31 Mar 2003 See also:

Tuczępy commune flag

Tuczępy - rural commune, Busko-Zdrój County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship.
Gmina Tuczępy is a rural gmina (commune) in Busko County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Tuczępy, which lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) east of Busko-Zdrój and 49 km (30 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kielce.
Area: 83.74 (32.3 sq.mi); Population: 3,900 (2006).

First mentioned in 1190. Tuczepy Commune has lovely  location standing out by very attractive landscapes with wavy relief, beautiful forest and rivers like: Wschodnia, Radnia i Sanica with water channel network. The considerable part of commune is lying at the territory of Solecko-Pacanowski and Chmielnicko-Szydlowski Protected Landscape Areas. The genuine wealth of the commune are mixed forests, which occupy nearly 30 % of commune territory with its biodiversity trees, ground flora and forest game.

The east part of Tuczepy commune has more industrial function, because of rich deposit of mineral resources like sulphur, sands, gravel and clay, which gives opportunites to develop the production of the building materials. The Special Economic Zone operates here to make start of business firms easier. The area of the Special Economic Zone is very attractive for investment, because of very good provision of technical infrastructure, prospects of economic use of some thousands cubic capacity. A big economic value for this region is  good railway connections by wide double track and normal double track with railway sidin in Rzedow, which allows to  dispatch different goods. At this land you can find interesting historical buildings and the areas of outstanding natural beauty with the monuments of nature which occupy about 40 % of commune surface
The total area is 83,7  km2, of which 62% cultivating land,  21% forests.
The base of  Tuczepy economy is farming, mining industry processing sulphur and developing tourism.
Tuczepy  has a well developed communication road system. There are good connections and possibilities to get here by car or bus."  (from commune's website)

Arms and flag adopted on  March 31, 2003 (resolution # III/36/2003).
"Arms: Renaissance shield divided vertically into two halves. On the right blue field there is a Latin cross with the legend "ECCE AGNUS DEI" written within its arms. On the left red field there is a rogacina "Kosciesza", crossed and split at the base.

Flag: a rectangle of two vertical fields, blue and red, with the charges from the Arms."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Nov 2008

Tuczępy Coat of Arms

[Tuczępy coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Nov 2008
adopted 31 Mar 2003