Gnojno - rural commune, Busko-Zdrój County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodship -
The name is not appetizing at all - it means "manure".
Gmina Gnojno is a rural gmina (commune) in Busko County, Świętokrzyskie
Voivodship, in south-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Gnojno,
which lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) north-east of Busko-Zdrój
and 35 km (22 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kielce.
Area: 95.66 sq.km (36.9 sq.mi); Population: 4,735 (2006).
A typical agricultural commune; land under cultivation - 77%; forests
In 1241 the Battle of Chmielnik with the invading Tatars took place
Possibly, the chemical weapons were used in it first time in Europe
- - in the form of burning horse hoofs - obnoxious odors.
Arms and flag adopted on December 14, 2007 (resolution # XV/69/07).
The description of symbols not provided, but both shown in the proof
sheet as an addendum to the law.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Dec 2008
Gnojno Coat of Arms
image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Dec 2008
adopted 14 Dec 2007