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"Arms: on the tri-part shield, on the triangular upper, blue field is
a Coat of Arms of the Land of Sanok (Ziemia Sanocka), a double-headed, golden
On the lower right, blue field is a noble Coat of Arms "Leliwa" - golden, six-pointed star and a crescent moon.
On the lower left, red field is a noble Coat of Arms "Ostoja" - two golden crescent moons and between them a silver sword with the golden handle pointing downwards.
Flag: a "chessboard" of four fields: white-blue-red-yellow (clockwise).
Ceremonial flag bears the Arms in the middle.
The proof sheet, attached to the law of October 29, 2008, shows the flag as a square. The description given in the same law has the flag in the ratio 5:8.
Most likely, both versions are acceptable - your guess would be as good as mine.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Jan 2009
Sanok - rural commune, Sanok County, Podkarpackie Voivodship.
Gmina Sanok is a rural gmina (commune) in Sanok County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Sanok, although the town is not part of the territory of the commune.
The commune covers an area of 231.38 square kilometres (89.3 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 16,802.
The commune contains part of the protected area called Słonne Mountains Landscape Park.
Arms and flag adopted on September 30, 2003 (resolution # IX/85/2003).
"Arms (or emblem rather): Landscape, showing fields cut by a river, fragments of mountain range and forest, two birds in flight and the sun.
Above is a legend saying: "GMINA SANOK"."
Flag: is not described. The image submitted below is from the "Interactive
Heraldic Album of the Republic of Poland" by Mr.Alfred Znamierowski.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 26 Oct 2008