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Gerlachov (Slovakia)

Poprad okres, Prešov region

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[Gerlachov flag] by Jarig Bakker, 19 Jun 2003
adopted 17 Mar 1995 See also:

Gerlachov municipality flag

Images after Heraldický Register Slovenskej Republiky - I (2000) - Gerlachov, okres Poprad, adopted 17 Mar 1995 - The first written reference about the village is from the year 1326. The highest peak of the High Tatras, the Gerlachovský peak (2655 m) was named according to the village. It is situated in the middle of the High Tatras mountain ridge. The village was founded by gold diggers - what is symbolized by crossed hammers in its coat-of-arms. The oldest building is a tower of a Roman-Catholic church from the 13-th century. The population of the village is about 800 people.
Information from this website.
Jarig Bakker, 19 Jun 2003

Gerlachov Coat of Arms

[Gerlachov coat of arms] image from this website.