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Orebić (Municipality, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Orebić - Image by Željko Heimer, 24 August 2016

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Presentation of Orebić

The municipality of Orebić (4,165 inhabitants in 2001, 1,946 in the village ofOrebić) is located at the tip of the Pelješac (Sabbioncello / Punta Stagni / Stonski rat) peninsula.

Željko Heimer, 15 February 2004

Flag of Orebić

The symbols of Orebić are described in Article 7 of the Municipality Statutes Statut Općine Orebić, adopted on 14 July 2009 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 15 July 2009 in the Municipality official gazette Službei glasnik Općine Orebić, No. 3 (text).

The flag is in proportions 1:2, light blue ("sky-colored") with the coat of arms in the middle.

Željko Heimer & Donko Bakalić, 16 January 2011

Coat of arms of Orebić

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Orebić - Image by Željko Heimer, 24 August 2016

The coat of arms (image) is "is in a semicircular shield, gules a sextant or outlined sable and in chief dexter a bunch of grapes of the sort mali plavac (a renown red ["blue"] wine produced in the region).
The inhabitants of Orebić were, traditionally, captains of some fame, serving on many large ships. The surrounding valleys are famous for very high quality wines, probably the most well-know of them being the Dingac red wine.

Željko Heimer & Ivan Grbac, 24 August 2016