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Kraśnik rural district (Poland)

Kraśnik county, Lubelskie voivodship

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[Kraśnik commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008
adopted 31 Aug 2007 See also:

Kraśnik rural district flag

Kraśnik - rural commune, Kraśnik County, Lubelskie Voivodship.
Gmina Kraśnik is a rural gmina (commune) in Kraśnik County, Lublin Voivodship, in eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Kraśnik, although the town is not part
of the territory of the gmina.
Area: 105.36 (40.68 sq.mi); Population: 6,994 (2006).

An agricultural commune; land under cultivation - 64%; forests - 31%.
The territory of the commune witnessed numerous invasions of the Tatars, Lithuanians, Ruthenians and Swedes.
In 1863 the rebels were battling the Russian Cossacks nearby.
During WW I, site of the two big battles between the Austro-Hungarian and Russian Armies (Battles of Krasnik I and II).
Resisting the Nazi occupation were partizan units of AK (Home Army), NSZ (National Armed Forces - rightists) and GL (People's Guard - communist).
All this brought heavy casualties and destruction of the infrastructure.

Presently, a substantial number of the inhabitants of the commune finds employment at Tsubaki-Hoover Polska LLC, a subsidiary of Tsubaki Nakashima, which manufactures ball and roller bearings.

Arms and flag adopted on August 31, 2007 (resolution # XI/45/2007).
There is no description of the symbols available.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008

Kraśnik rural district Coat of Arms

[Kraśnik Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008
adopted 31 Aug 2007