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Zembrzyce commune (Poland)

Sucha Beskidzka county, Malopolskie vojvodship

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[Zembrzyce flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Dec 2008
adopted 28 Apr 2008 See also:

Zembrzyce commune flag

Zembrzyce - rural commune, Sucha Beskidzka County, Małopolskie Voivodship.
Gmina Zembrzyce is a rural gmina (commune) in Sucha County, Lesser Poland Voivodship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Zembrzyce, which lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) north of Sucha Beskidzka and 40 km (25 mi) south-west of the regional capital Kraków.
Area: 39.9 sq.km (15.4 sq.mi); Population: 5,533 (2006).

Zembrzyce is the oldest village of the present-day Sucha Beskidzka County. First mentioned, as Zubrzic, in 1333. In the XIX Century it became an important center of hides tanning.

Arms and flag adopted on April 28, 2008 (resolution # XIV-112/08).
"Arms: on the red shield a Coat of Arms "Kocierza" - silver and crossed "rogacina", silver animal hide and the golden trunk of the tree. Above, a silver cavalier (Maltese) cross.

Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the ratio 5:8 composed of three bands in proportions 1:3:1 in colors: red-yellow-red.
On the middle, wide yellow band the Arms are placed."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Dec 2008


Zembrzyce Coat of Arms

[Zembrzyce coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Dec 2008
adopted 28 Apr 2008