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First mentioned in 1243
In 1820-30 it became a fashionable spa with salty mineral waters and peloids and a vacation-on-the-sea-coast spot.
The peloids and mineral waters are gone by now, but Dziwnów remains a popular tourist attraction.
City rights since January 1, 2004.
Arms and flag adopted on June 22, 2004 (resolution # XVII/195/2004).
"Arms: on the two-part shield, on the upper, blue field a white seagull ("mewa") in flight.
On the lower, yellow field a blue sea holly (Eryngium maritimum) or "mikołajek nadmorski" in Polish.
Flag: rectangle in the ratio 5:8.
Colors and look: from the left - vertical band in blue 1/4; vertical white band 2/4; vertical yellow band 1/4.
On the white band the Arms are placed."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 27 Nov 2008