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Łabowa rural district (Poland)

Nowy Sącz county, Małopolskie voivodship

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[Łabowa flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Jan 2009
adopted 30 Jun 2006 See also:

Łabowa rural district

Łabowa - rural commune, Nowy Sącz County, Małopolskie Voivodship.
Gmina Łabowa is a rural gmina (commune) in Nowy Sącz County, Lesser Poland Voivodship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Łabowa, which lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-east of Nowy Sącz and 89 km (55 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.
Area: 119.12 sq.km (46 sq.mi); Population: 5,172 (2006).
land under cultivation - 24%; forests - 71%

The village was established around 1581 as a Greek-Catholic parish. Until 1947 the majority population were Łemkos. The elevation of the commune varies from 440 m to 1080 m above sea level.

Arms and flag adopted on June 30, 2006 (resolution # XLII/270/06).

"Arms: on the red field a silver lamb hide.

Flag: a rectangle in the ratio 5:8 divided 1:2:1 into vertical bands. Extreme, narrow bands are red and the middle, wide band is white and bears the Arms of the commune in its center."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Jan 2009


Łabowa Coat of Arms

[Łabowa coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 Jan 2009
adopted 30 Jun 2006