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Beroun city (Czechia)

Beroun okres, Central Bohemian region

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[Beroun city new flag] image by Blas Delagdo Ortiz, 10 May 2002
adopted 8 Oct 2001 See also:

Beroun city new flag

Image after Petr Exner's Vexilologický Lexikon prapory obcí ČR (2001); Beroun city, Beroun district, Central Bohemian region - adopted 8 Oct 2001.
Jarig Bakker, 15 Nov 2003

The bear should have a red tongue.
Jan Zrzavy, 10 May 2002

Beroun city flag

[Beroun city flag] image by Marc Sensen, 5 Oct 1995

Beroun is the centre of Beroun okres in Středočeský region. It used a flag with two horizontal stripes, white and blue. I first saw this flag in 1997.
Jiri Martinek, 26 Jan 2000. 

Beroun city coat of arms

[Beroun city Coat of Arms] image from Ralf Hartemink's site, located by Jarig Bakker, 10 Sep 2001

The bear in the gate is a canting element, Beroun meaning bear. The knight holds a shield with the arms of Bohemia, indicating that the city was a fortress in Bohemia.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's site.
Jarig Bakker, 10 Sep 2001