Czernice Borowe - rural commune, Przasnysz County, Mazowieckie Voivodship
- former name: gmina Chojnowo.
Gmina Czernice Borowe is a rural gmina (commune) in Przasnysz County,
Masovian Voivodship, in east-central Poland. Its seat is the village of
Czernice Borowe, which lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) west of
Przasnysz and 93 km (58 mi) north of Warsaw.
Area: 120.31 sq.km (46.5 sq.mi); Population: 4,029 (2006).
land under cultivation - 87%; forests - 8%.
First mentioned in 1398
1863 - battles with Russian Cossacks nearby
1915 - complete destruction of the village
1939-45 - numerous acts of resistance
New Arms and brand new flag were adopted on July 9, 2007 (resolution
"Arms: on a red shield an image of Saint Stanislaus Kostka (Święty
Stanisław Kostka 1550-1568), Patron Saint of Poland and Lithuania,
beatified in 1605, canonized in 1726.
Flag:rectangular piece of yellow cloth in the ratio of the width to
the length as 1:1,8.
Near the hoist, the Arms are placed. The ratio of the Armś height
to the width of the flag is 0,5:1."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 3 Dec 2008
Czernice Borowe Coat of Arms
image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 3 Dec 2008
adopted 9 Jul 2007