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Kołbaskowo rural district (Poland)

Police county, Zachodnio-Pomorskie voivodship

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[Kołbaskowo flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Nov 2008
civic flag, adopted 19 May 2000 See also:

Kołbaskowo rural district flag

Kołbaskowo - rural commune, Police County, Zachodnio-pomorskie Voivodship - former name: gmina Kolbaczewo; German name: Colbitzow.
Gmina Kołbaskowo is a rural gmina (commune) in Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodship, in north-western Poland, on the German border. Its seat is the village of Kołbaskowo.
Gmina Kołbaskowo is bordered by the city of Szczecin and by the gminas of Dobra and Gryfino. It also borders Germany.
Area: 105.40 (40.7 Sq.mi); Population: 8,835 (2006).

First mentioned in 1191
During WWII in the village of Siadło Dolne a POW camp for Soviet, Polish and French prisoners was maintained.
The commune has three border crossings to Germany. It has basically the agricultural character - 67% of land under cultivation, but is also becoming a suburb of Szczecin with many residents working in the big city.

Arms and flag adopted on May 19, 2000 (resolution # XIII/4/2000).
"Arms: a shield divided vertically into two equal parts.On the right, white field a red Pomeranian griffin, standing to the right.
On the left, blue field an even-armed silver (white) cross.

Flag: rectangle in the ratio of 5:8 composed of three unequal color bands: (from the hoist):
* red - 1/4 of the width of the flag
* white - 1/2 of the width of the flag
* blue - 1/4 of the width of the flag
The ceremonial flag has the Arms positioned in the center of the white band."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Nov 2008

Kołbaskowo ceremonial flag

[Kołbaskowo ceremonial flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Nov 2008
adopted 19 May 2000

Kołbaskowo Coat of Arms

[Kołbaskowo coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Nov 2008
adopted 19 May 2000