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Wijewo commune (Poland)

Leszno county, Wielkopolskie vojvodship

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[Wijewo new flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 19 Nov 2008
adopted 24 Jan 2003 See also:

Wijewo commune new flag

Wijewo - rural commune, Leszno County, Wielkopolskie Voivodship - old name: gmina Brenno.
Gmina Wijewo is a rural gmina (commune) in Leszno County, Greater Poland Voivodship, in west-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Wijewo, which lies approximately 27 kilometres (17 mi) west of Leszno and 73 km (45 mi) south-west of the regional capital Poznań.
Area: 61.37 (23.7sq.mi); Population: 3,463 (2006).
A typical agricultural commune with some tourism potential.

It is really a pity Wijewo changed its flag.
The one by Gunnar Staack (2000) on FOTW page was quite whimsical and played delightfully on its name: Wijewo means, roughly, "weaving" or "meandering".

Arms and the new flag adopted on January 24, 2003 (resolution # V/28/03)
"Arms: the Spanish-style shield is divided into squares forming a "chessboard". In the middle is a lamb. Colors of the Arms are: yellow, blue, red and white.
Flag: of colors yellow and blue."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 19 Nov 2008

Wijewo commune flag

[Wijewo flag] image by Gunnar Staack, 22 Oct 2000.
adopted 1992

Wijewo is in Leszno county; German name: Fehlen or Altkloster. Flag adopted 1992.
Gunnar Staack, 22 Oct 2000

Wijewo Coat of Arms

[Wijewo coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 19 Nov 2008
adopted 24 Jan 2003