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Chełm rural district (Poland)

Chełm county, Lubelskie voivodship

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[Ceremonial flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008
ceremonial flag adopted 26 Oct 2006 See also:

Chełm rural district flag

Chełm - rural commune, Chełm County, Lubelskie Voivodship.
Gmina Chełm is a rural gmina (commune) in Chełm County, Lublin Voivodship, in eastern Poland. Its seat is the village of Pokrówka, which lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Chełm and 64 km (40 mi) east of the regional capital Lublin.
Area: 221.82 sq.km (85.6 sq.mi); Population: 12,602 (2006).

A typical agricultural commune; land under cultivation - 67%; forests - 20%.

Arms and flag adopted on October 26, 2006 (resolution # XLVIII/270/2006).
"Arms: on a green field a white bear over a golden branch of an oak tree with three leaves and two acorns.

Flag is in colors of the Arms and is composed of three horizontal bands of which the two outside bands (upper and lower) are of the same width and are narrower than the middle band.
Upper band is white, middle one is green and the lower one is yellow.
The ceremonial (official) flag displays the commune's Arms on the wide, middle band."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008


Civic flag

[Chełm commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008
adopted 26 Oct 2006

Coat of arms

[Ceremonial Coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Dec 2008
adopted 26 Oct 2006