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Olszyna district (Poland)

Lubań county, Dolnośląskie voivodship

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[Olszyna commune flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 9 Feb 2008
adopted 30 Dec 1997 See also:

Olszyna flag

Here is the flag of Olszyna commune, in Lubań county, Dolnośląskie wojwodship (in the SW corner of Poland, near Görlitz, Germany). Its flag is presented at the communal site, adopted 30 December 1997.

Description of flag: three horizontal stripes of red, white and green; in center abased the communal arms.
Coat of Arms: per pale a) three fesses gules, argent, vert; b) or six pales brown; over all a tree of natural colors; in base a saw argent charged with "OLSZYNA" noir.
German name: Langenöls, or Ober-Langenöls, Mittel-Langenöls und Nieder-Langenöls.
Jarig Bakker, 9 Feb 2008

Looking at the Dictionary of Vexillology - see - it would appear that the correct term for the placing of the shield lower than is usual is the heraldic "abased".
Christopher Southworth, 13 Feb 2008


Olszyna Coat of Arms

[Olszyna coat of arms] image by Jarig Bakker, 9 Feb 2008