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Zbarazh (Ternopil', Ukraine)

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by Antonio Martins 12 September 1999

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The gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"In May 6, 1996 the session of the town council approved the gonfalon: a square canvas with a ratio of 1:1. In a dark blue field there is an image of the white George cross. Four sides of the gonfalon have an edging of dark blue and yellow triangles with width of 1/8 of width of the gonfalon."
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999

Coat of arms

from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"In 1996 town council session has confirmed a modern emblem - in a per fess with azure and or shield there is St.George killing a dragon with a spear."
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999

The city

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"City in Ternopil Oblast. For the first time it was mentioned in 1211 as a settlement of Galyts'ko-Volyns'ke principality."
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999

According to Rothang's "Geographischer Atlas zur Vaterlandskunde an den osterreichischen Mittelschulen" (Geographic Atlas for Fatherland Studies for Austrian Secondary Schools", pubished by G.Freytag & Berndt, Vienna in 1910, Zbaraz (with a dot over the second z) is located in Galicia (then an Austrian crown land), about 8 km south of the Russian border, about 20 km NE of Tarnopol (which is spelled Ternopil' in Ukrainian)
Norman Martin, 28 November 2000