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Brodnica city (Poland)

Brodnica county, Kujawsko-pomorskie vojvodship

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[Brodnica city flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2009
adopted 1998; design: Ms.Maria Melnicka See also:

Brodnica city

Brodnica - urban commune, Brodnica County, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodship - German name: Strasburg.
Brodnica is a town (urban commune) in northern Poland. Previously in Toruń Voivodship from 1975 to 1998, Brodnica has been situated in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999. It is the seat of Brodnica County, and also gives its name to the protected area known as Brodnica Landscape Park.
Area: 23.15 sq.km (8.9 sq.mi); Population: 32,588 (2006).
Land under cultivation - 38%; forests - 8%

history: see Brodnica county.
It has a football (soccer) club - "Sparta" Brodnica.

Arms, dated back to 14th century, feature an open hand (silver - white) on the red shield.
It is a symbol of hospitality, goodwill and the rule of Law.
Flag: adopted in 1998 on the 700th Anniversary of the city, during the Jubilee celebrations.
Dominant colors are white and red and there is a narrow blue stripe symbolizing the river Drweca flowing through the town.
The flag was designed by the graphic artist, Ms.Maria Melnicka.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2009


Arms

[Brodnica city coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2009
adopted 14th century