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Cieszanów commune (Poland)

Lubaczów county, Podkarpackie vojvodship

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[Cieszanów flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 26 Oct 2008
adopted 31 Dec 2002 See also:

Cieszanów commune flag

Cieszanów - urban-rural commune, Lubaczów County, Podkarpackie Voivodship - Yiddish name: (Chechnov).
Gmina Cieszanów is an urban-rural gmina (urban-rural commune) in Lubaczów County, Subcarpathian Voivodship, in south-eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Cieszanów, which lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) north of Lubaczów and 85 km (53 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów.
The commune covers an area of 219.35 square kilometres (84.7 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 7,258 (out of which the population of Cieszanów amounts to 1,899, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 5,359).
The commune contains part of the protected area called Puszcza Solska Landscape Park.

Arms and flag adopted on December 31, 2002 (resolution # 22/III/2002).
"Arms: on a red shield a silver sword with golden handle and cut-off tip of the blade.
On both sides, silver buckles (or brackets).

Flag: the middle band is white and of 3/5 of the total width of the flag and between two narrow bands, 1/5 of the width of the flag each: upper - light blue, lower - red. Arranged horizontally.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 26 Oct 2008


Cieszanów Coat of Arms

[Cieszanów coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 26 Oct 2008
adopted 31 Dec 2002