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Flag of Dekanovec - Image by Željko Heimer, 27 May 2013
The municipality of Dekanovec (832 inhabitants in 2001) is located 10-15 km north-east of Čakovec. The municipality was formed in 1997 by secession from Domašinec.
Željko Heimer, 4 January 2004
The symbols of Dekanovec are prescribed by Decisions Odluka o zastavi Općine Dekanovec (flag) and Odluka o grbu Općine Dekanovec (coat of arms), both adopted on 7 April 2003 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 2 June 2003 in the County official gazette Službeni glasnik Međimurske županije, No. 2.
Decisions Odluka o izmjenama i dopunama Odluke o zastavi Općine Dekanovec (flag) and Odluka o izmjenama i dopunama Odluke o grbu Općine Dekanovec (coat of arms), both adopted on 29 March 2004 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 31 April 2004 in Službeni glanisk Međimurske županije, No. 5, change the wording of the description of the symbols as well as some penal prescriptions.
The symbols were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka.
The flag is prescribed in the original Decision as follows:
The flag of the municipality is of a single colour, blue, with a ratio of its length to its width of 2:1, in accordance with the legal prescriptions. In the centre of the flag, at the crossing point of the diagonals is the coat of arms of the municipality printed on both sides of the flag, edged with a golden-yellow outline.
The ceremonial flag (gonfalon) is made of highly glossy material, edged with a golden/yellow outline, with three tails at the bottom ornamented with golden tassels. The flag is equipped with the hanging, carrying and displaying kit.
A copy of the special document depicting the flag and a copy of the flag are preserved in the Croatian State Archives.
In the amended Decision, the beginning of the flag's description was changed to "The flag of the Municipality of Dekanovec is in proportions 1:2, blue, with the coat of arms of the municipality, bordered yellow, in the middle."
Željko Heimer, 2 October 2011
Coat of arms of Dekanovec - Image by Željko Heimer, 27 May 2013
The coat of arms is prescribed in the original Decision as "In a light blue field of a heart-shaped triangular shield with crossed right slanted black clarinet and left slanted white - silver feather."
In the amended Decision, the description was changed to "In blue a black clarinet and a silver/white feather in saltire".
The arms refer to Florian Andrijašec, the most famous person from Dekanovec, a music teacher and the gatherer of the folk music in the region.
Željko Heimer, 2 October 2011
Ceremonial flag of Dekanovec - Image by Željko Heimer, 19 July 2016
The ceremonial flag (photos) is blue with the coat of arms in the middle, the name of the municipality above and floral ornament oak and linden branches) below ending with three tails with tassels.
Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 19 July 2016