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Prudnik county (Poland)

Powiat prudnicki, Opolskie voivodship

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[Prudnik county new flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Feb 2009
adopted 29 Sep 2008 Gminy (districts) in Prudnik County: See also:

Prudnik county new flag

Prudnik County (Polish: powiat prudnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodship, south-western Poland, on the Czech border. It was created on January 1, 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Prudnik, which lies 46 kilometres (29 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole. The county also contains the towns of Głogówek, lying 21 km (13 mi) east of Prudnik, and Biała Prudnicka, 11 km (7 mi) north-east of Prudnik.
Area: 571.16 sq.km (220.5 sq.mi); Population: 59,931 (2006).

New Arms and flag adopted on September 29, 2008 (resolution # XXII/176/08).

"Arms: on a shield divided in slant into three color fields: red,silver and blue, a golden,crowned eagle of the Piast principalities.

Flag: a rectangle built of three slanted, descending fields: red-white-blue with the yellow (golden) eagle placed in the middle.
The ratio of the flag is 5:8."
Concept of new symbols: Dr.Wojciech Drelicharz and Dr.Zenon Piech (both of Jagiellonian University in Kraków).
Graphic rendition: Dr.Barbara Widlak of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków
Jens Pattke, 4 Jan 2008


Prudnik county new Coat of Arms

[Prudnik county new Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Feb 2009
adopted 29 Sep 2008

Prudnik county

[Prudnik county flag] image by Jens Pattke, 4 Jan 2008
flag for general use - adopted 30 Nov 2005

Prudnik County (Polish: powiat prudnicki) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Opole Voivodeship (Polish: Opolskie). This county adopted new symbols on 30 November 2005 by County Council. (Old German name: Polnisch-Neustadt, 1708-1945 Neustadt in Oberschlesien).
Sources (all in Polish language):
law (text only): Uchwala Nr XXXVIII/253/05 Rady Powiatu w Prudniku z dnia 30 listopada 2005 r. w sprawie przyjecia projektu herbu, flagi i pieczeci Powiatu Prudnickiego.
County Coat of Arms (text only).
County flag (text only).
Jens Pattke, 4 Jan 2008


Prudnik county ceremonial flag

[Prudnik county ceremonial flag] image by Jens Pattke, 4 Jan 2008
adopted 30 Nov 2005

Flag for administrative and ceremonial use.
Jens Pattke, 4 Jan 2008


Prudnik county Coat of Arms

[Prudnik county coat of arms] image by Jens Pattke, 4 Jan 2008
adopted 30 Nov 2005