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Rogowo commune (Poland)

Żnin county, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Vojvodship

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[Rogowo commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Jun 2009
adopted 16 Mar 2009 See also:

Rogowo commune

Rogowo - rural commune, Żnin County, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodship - German name: Rogau.
Gmina Rogowo is a rural commune in Żnin County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship, in north-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Rogowo, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) south of Żnin and 49 km (30 mi) south-west of Bydgoszcz.
Area: 178.56 sq.km (68.9 sq.mi); Population: 6,899 (2006).
Land under cultivation - 60%; forests - 33%

"Its history can be traced back to 1311, but it was in 1380 when Rogowo received town rights. These rights were lost on March 23, 1933.
Rogowo is home to the field hockey team Ludowy Klub Sportowy (LKS) Rogowo. Many of its players played in the national Polish team in many international events.
Rogowo is surrounded by many lakes, which offer great attractions mostly to fisherman and campers. The biggest attraction is the newly established Dinosaur Theme Park, Zaurolandia, which opened in April 2007." (wikipedia)

Arms (new) and flag (brand new) were adopted on March 16, 2009 (resolution # XXVII/169/09).
"Arms: on a red shield two golden boats, one above the other. Above it two golden paddles, crossed, and three silver, six-pointed stars.
Flag: a red rectangle in the ratio 5:8 with the Arms placed in its center."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Jun 2009


Arms

[Rogowo coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Jun 2009
adopted 16 Mar 2009