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Walce commune (Poland)

Krapkowice county, Opolskie Vojvodship

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[Walce flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Oct 2008
adopted 3 Mar 2003 See also:

Walce commune flag

Gmina Walce - rural commune, Gemeinde Walzen, Krapkowice County, Opolskie Voivodship
One of the bilingual communes in Opolskie Voivodship (since 2006)

Arms and flag adopted on March 3, 2003 (resolution # VI/31/03).

"Arms: on an old French style shield, vertically divided, on the right gold field is a black half-eagle of the Silesian Piast Dynasty (Henryk-line).
On the left, light-blue, field there is an image of Święty Walenty (Saint Valentine).
Great Arms of Walce has two female supporters - a women in the traditional Upper Silesian folk costume and a sister of Ordo Praemonstratensis (Norbertanki).
The last ones were the owners of the area in 1193.

Flag: reflects the colors of the Arms: silver (white), light-blue, yellow and black in the arrangement of vertical bands. White band has to be always at the hoist.
(Proof sheet attached in the addendum to the resolution)."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Oct 2008

Walce Coat of Arms

[Walce coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Oct 2008
adopted 3 Mar 2003