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Flag of Mursko Središće - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 August 2014
The Town of Mursko Središće (6,548 inhabitants in 2001, 3,322 in the town of Mursko Središće) was granted the Town status in 1997.
Željko Heimer, 3 February 2004
The symbols of Mursko Središće are prescribed by Decisions Odluka o zastavi Mursko Središće (flag) and Odluka o grbu Mursko Središće (coat of arms), both adopted on 30 January 1996 by the Municipality Assembly and published in the County official gazette Službeni glasnik Županije Međimurske (issue and date unknown). Decision Odluka o prihvačanju postojećeg grba i zastave bivše Općine Mursko Središće, adopted on 28 August 1997 by the Town Assembly and published on 22 September 1997 in Službeni glasnik Međimurske županije, No. 5, prescribes the symbols to be the same as the existing flag and arms of the former Municipality of Mursko Središće.
The flag is prescribed as follows:
The flag of the municipality is rectangular, in proportions 1:2.
The flag is set horizontally. The flag is green, with the coat of arms of the Municipality of Mursko Središće set in the part of the flag near the hoist, edged with a yellow stripe.
The ceremonial flag is produced of highly glossy material, edged with a golden ribbon with knitted fringe.
The colours of the flag are identical to the colours prescribed in the Regulations on standardization of the coat of arms and the flag.
Variant of the flag of Mursko Središće - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2016
The flag is also used with the coat of arms in the centre (photo), rather than offset to hoist as prescribed. The purpose here appears to make the town's flag more "in balace" with the national, the County and European Union flags displayed on the other masts in front of the new Town Hall (a former school). On the same photo, the regular town's flag is carried by a miner in ceremonial uniforms; beside him, a miner carries the green-black flag of the miner's organization, inscribed "Rudarski zbor", with some central golden embrideries elements that are not clearly visible.
Željko Heimer, Tomislav Šipek & Marko Vitez, 1 August 2016
Coat of arms of Mursko Središće - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 August 2014
The coat of arms is prescribed as follows:
On a green shield there in the top part a white, or silver horizontal bar, symbolizing river Mura. In the lower part of the shield is depicted a mining lamp coloured yellow or golden, symbolizing mining in the area.
The mining equipement is a reminder of the extensive coal mining industry that made the town prosperous and was closed long time ago, and of oil extraction performed in the area ever since the end of the 19th century.
Željko Heimer, 4 October 2011
Ceremonial flag of Mursko Središće - Image by Željko Heimer, 25 August 2014
The ceremonial flag (photo) is basically the same as the municipal flag, It is, however, prescribed to be made of better materias and to include a golden fringe. The flag in use has, noticeably, a smaller coat of arms than usual and a wide golden outline around it.
Željko Heimer & Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 25 August 2014
Table flag of Mursko Središće - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 August 2014
The table flag (photo, no longer online) is vertical, green with the coat of arms in the bottom part topped with the municipality name in two lines.
Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 11 August 2014
Reported flag of Mursko Središće - Image by Željko Heimer, 3 February 2004
The yellow flag reportedly once in use remains of unknown status; possibly, it was an early variant, eventually replaced with the green flag eventually, or the report was simply erroneous.
Željko Heimer, 14 October 2007