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Petrov (Czech Republic)

Hodonin okres, South Moravian Region

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[Petrov flag] image by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 25 Nov 2002
adopted 8 Oct 2001 See also:

Petrov municipality flag

Image after Petr Exner's Vexilologický Lexikon prapori obcí ČR (2001) - Petrov, Hodonín district, South Moravian region - adopted 8 Oct 2001.
Petrov has1 422 inhabitants. Water fortified settlement - probably a part of border fortification against Hungary from the period of the first Přemyslide kings. The village was founded in about 1400. From the 16th century a sulphur watering place used until 1987. Chapel decorated by local ornaments. Plže - in the Czech Republic a unique group of original wine cellars from 18th and 19th centuries, declared a national reservation of folk architecture. Traditional wine festivals. Petrovské louky - remnants of a large complex of flooded meadows along the Morava river with typical plants and some rare animal species - nesting places of a curlew.
Info from this website.
Jarig Bakker, 9 Dec 2002

Petrov Coat of Arms

[Petrov coat of arms] image from this webpage.