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Gromnik commune (Poland)

Tarnów county, Malopolskie vojvodship

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[Gromnik flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Dec 2008
adopted 27 Apr 2006 See also:

Gromnik commune flag

Gromnik - rural commune, Tarnów County, Małopolskie Voivodship.
Gmina Gromnik is a rural gmina (commune) in Tarnów County, Lesser Poland Voivodship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Gromnik.
Area: 69.81 (27 sq.mi); Population: 8,348 (2006); land under cultivation - 65%; forests - 25%.
First mentioned in 1288

Arms and flag adopted on April 27, 2006 (resolution # XXIX/231/06).
"Arms: on a blue shield and above a silver, wavy ribbon a silver sword with golden handle, pointing downward and two crossed golden keys.
The sword and keys are related to Saint Peter and Saint Paul, the patrons of Benedictines from the cloister in Tyniec.
The wavy ribbon represents the local River Biala.

Flag: rectangular piece of cloth composed of two equal vertical fields of white and blue. White field next to the hoist bears the Arms of the commune."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Dec 2008

Gromnik Coat of Arms

[Gromnik coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Dec 2008
adopted 27 Apr 2006