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Polanka Wielka commune (Poland)

Oswiecim county, Malopolskie vojvodship

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[Polanka Wielka flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Dec 2008
adopted 10 Aug 2007 See also:

Polanka Wielka commune flag

Polanka Wielka - rural commune, Oświęcim County, Małopolskie Voivodship.
Gmina Polanka Wielka is a rural gmina (commune) in Oświęcim County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Polanka Wielka, which lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) south-east of Oświęcim and 46 km (29 mi) west of the regional capital Kraków.
Area: 24.08 (9.3 sq.mi); Population: 4,136 (2006).
One of the smallest communes in Poland; land under cultivation - 80%; forests - 10%

First mentioned in 1335.
Soccer (football) team: LKS "Strumień"

Arms and flag adopted on August 10, 2007 (resolution # VII/54/07).
"Arms: on the green field two silver wheels in vertical layout with six spokes each.

Flag: a rectangle in the ratio 5:8 composed of three vertical bands in proportions of 1/4 : 2/4 : 1/4 in colors: green-white-green.
In the middle of the wide white band the Arms of the commune are placed."
The commune employs also a fancy standard.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Dec 2008

Polanka Wielka Coat of Arms

[Polanka Wielka coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Dec 2008
adopted 10 Aug 2007