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Orle (Municipality, Zagreb County, Croatia)

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Flag of Orle - Image by Željko Heimer, 20 September 2016


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Presentation of Orle

The municipality of Orle (1,975 inhabitants in 2011) was estabiished in 1996, separating from Zagreb. The municipality is made of the villages of Orle (107 inh.), Bukevje (425 inh.), Čret Posavski (91 inh.), Drnek (308 inh.), Obed (51 inh.), Ruč (223 inh.), Stružec Posavski (75 inh.), Suša (113 inh.),Veleševec (430 inh.), and Vrbovo Posavsko (152 inh.),

Željko Heimer, 28 September 2016


Flag of Orle

The flag and arms of Orle are prescribed in Article 5 of the Municipality Statutes Statut (Općine Orle), adopted on 22 November 2001 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 30 November 2011 in the County official gazette Glasnik Zagrebačke županije, No. 22.

The flag is described as in proportions 2:1, blue with the coat of arms in the center.

Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 28 September 2016


Coat of arms of Orle

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Coat of arms of Orle - Image by Željko Heimer, 20 September 2016

The coat of arms is divided per fess. The upper part is azure (light) blue, a horse head issuant argent surrounded with a mullet and crescent or in the respective cantons. The lower part is vert per chevron or a water lily proper per chevron azure.

Željko Heimer, 15 September 2003


Former symbols of Orle

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Former symbols of Orle - Images by Željko Heimer, 20 September 2016

The former symbols of Orle were prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Orle, adopted on 22 November 1996 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 12 December 1996 in Glasnik Zagrebačke županije, No. 18.

The flag is divided blue-yellow-blue (1:2:1), with the coat of arms set in the upper half (of a vertical flag). The same flag be used for horizontal hoisting, that is, without any rotation of the coat of arms.
The coat of arms was similar, but with the colours of the two bottom chevrons inverted.

Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 28 September 2016