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Sulejówek town (Poland)

Mińsk Mazowiecki county, Mazowieckie voivodship

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[Sulejówek flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 19 Oct 2008
adopted 30 Oct 2003 See also:

Sulejówek town flag

Sulejówek - urban commune, Mińsk Mazowiecki County, Mazowieckie Voivodship.
Small town some 18 km East of Warsaw. In the years 1923-26 residence of Marshal Józef Piłsudski from where he staged May Coup d'Etat of 1926 saving the country from the parliamentary chaos and complete paralysis.

Arms and flag adopted in 2000 and confirmed in the Law ("Statut) of October 30, 2003 (resolution # 89/XVI/03).
"Arms: on the light-blue Spanish-style shield head of the white eagle turned to the right with golden beak and the gold crown topped with the cross.
Underneath are two, crossed, ceremonial maces (buławy) symbolizing Piłsudski's military rank - Marshal of Poland.
Similar mace was previously a symbol of the Grand Hetman of the Commonwealth of Both Nations (Poland and Lithuania).
The white eagle's head comes from the 1919 Coat of Arms of Poland.
Light-blue color of the shield reflects the color of Marshal Piłsudski's dress uniform.

Flag: a rectangle in the ratio 5:8 composed of two wide light-blue bands separated by two narrow stripes: white and yellow.
All dimensions given in the proof of the flag.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 19 Oct 2008

Sulejówek Coat of Arms

[Sulejówek coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 19 Oct 2008
adopted 30 Oct 2003