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Pazin (Town, Istria County, Croatia)

Pisino

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Flag of Pazin, vertical and horizontal versions - Images by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2016


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Presentation of Pazin

The Town of Pazin (Italian, Pisino; German, Mitterburg; 9,227 inhabitants in 2001, 4,986 in the town of Pazin) is the capital of Istria County.

Davor Šišvić, 27 October 2001


Flag of Pazin

The symbols of Pazin are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Grada Pazina, adopted on 30 March 1994 by the Town Assembly and published on 8 April 1994 in the local official gazette Službene novine Grada Pazina i Općina Cerovje, Gračišće, Lupoglav, Motovun, Sv. Petar u Šumi i Tinjan, No. 4 (text).
This was amended by Decisions Odluka o izmjenama i dopunama Odluke o grbu i zastavi Grada Pazina, adopted on 28 April 1995 by the Town Assembly and published on 19 May 1995 in Službene novine Grada Pazina i Općina Cerovje, Gračišće, Lupoglav, Motovun, Sv. Petar u Šumi i Tinjan, No. 6 (text); Odluka o izmjenama i dopunama odluka kojima su određene novčane kazne za prekršaje, adopted on 14 July 1995 by the Town Assembly and published on 11 August 1995 in Službene novine Grada Pazina i Općina Cerovje, Gračišće, Lupoglav, Motovun, Sv. Petar u Šumi i Tinjan, No. 8 (text); Odluka o izmjenama odluka kojima su određene novčane kazne za prekršaje, adopted on 16 April 2003 by the Town Assembly and published on 5 May 2003 in Službene novine Grada Pazina i Općina Cerovje, Gračišće, Lupoglav, Motovun, Sv. Petar u Šumi i Tinjan, No. 4 (text); and Odluka o izmjeni Odluke o grbu i zastavi Grada Pazina, adopted on 26 November 2009 by the Town Assembly and published on 30 November 2009 in Službene novine Grada Pazina i Općina Cerovje, Gračišće, Lupoglav, Motovun, Sv. Petar u Šumi i Tinjan, No. 27 (text).
The amendments were recapitulated in the consolidated Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Grada Pazina, adopted on 18 January 2010 by the Town Assembly and published on 20 January 2010 in Službene novine Grada Pazina i Općina Cerovje, Gračišće, Lupoglav, Motovun, Sv. Petar u Šumi i Tinjan, No. 1 (text).

The symbols were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company from Rijeka.

The flag is in proportions 2:1 (vertical), light blue (aquamarine) with the coat of arms in the lower half of the flag, centred on the vertical median, so that its topmost point reaches the central point of the flag and its lowest point is 1/4 of the flag length from the bottom.
The flag is also used as an horizontal flag with the coat of arms in the centre, somewhat larger than prescribed (photo, displayed here vertically.

Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 1 August 2016


Coat of arms of Pazin

[Town coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Pazin - Image by Željko Heimer, 22 June 2000

The coat of arms is described in the Decision as "in a stylized shield shape, white with a golden border containing a dark blue (ultramarine) tower with three embattlements with white windows and door openings". The ratio of the height to the width of the coat of arms is 4:3.
The arms are based on a stone carving preserved in the town walls, showing a tower in a bordered shield.

More information on the coat of arms is available in the book Pazinski grb - postanak i razvitak grba grada Pazina by M. Rimanić (Pazin, 2006) and in the article Pazinski grb, published by M. Rimanić in Grb i Zastava, No. 1 (2007).

Željko Heimer, 13 January 2011


Ceremonial flag of Pazin

[Town flag]

Ceremonial flag of Pazin - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2016

The ceremonial flag is of the same design as the municipal flag, but made of more valuable materials and equipped with a 6 cm golden fringe.

Željko Heimer, 25 April 2013