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Český Těšín city (Czech Republic)

Karviná okres, Moravian-Silesian region

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[Ceský Tesin city flag by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 12 Apr 2001
adopted 1 Feb 1994 See also:

Český Těšín city flag

The Český Těšín Town flag is rectagular shaped. The flag field is compouned of three horizontal equal stripes - red (over) yellow (over) blue in this order. The ratio is 2:3.
The town colors are red, yellow , blue.
The original pictures of the Coat of Arms and of the Flag are kept in the District Record Office of Karviná and on the Civic - Administrative Department (of the City Council).
Aleš Křižan, 4 Dec 2000

Český Těšín Coat of Arms

[Ceský Tesín Town Coat of Arms] image from this site.

The Český Těšín Town Coat of Arms is: azure a castle argent. The castle has a low pedestal, crenellated wall with the gate between two towers, all build of argent ashlars (stones). The Gate is open, voided sable, with Doors Or nailed of Iron,and with Portcullis Or pulled up. The round towers, each with three windows in upper store, with embattlement and with high cone shaped red roof, topped with golden ball. In the base of the shield are greenish Olše - river waves. Between the towers  is placed the eagle or armed gules ... of the Tešín Principality . The Arms can be used also in black and white version.
Aleš Křižan, 4 Dec 2000