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Człuchów rural district (Poland)

Człuchów county, Pomorskie voivodship

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[Czluchów commune flag]] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Jan 2009
adopted 29 Dec 2008 See also:

Czluchów rural district

Człuchów - rural commune, Człuchów County, Pomorskie Voivodship - German name: Schlochau.
Gmina Człuchów is a rural gmina (commune) in Człuchów County, Pomeranian Voivodship, in northern Poland. Its seat is the town of Człuchów, although the town is not part of the territory of the commune
Area: 361.65 sq.km (139.6 sq.mi); Population: 10,180 (2006).
land under cultivation - 55%; forests - 36%.
Its history is closely related to that of Człuchów City.

New Arms and the brand new flag adopted officially on December 29, 2008 after the approval of the Heraldic Commission and Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration in Warsaw was obtained on November 28, 2008 and received in Człuchów on December 10, 2008.
The old Arms were adopted on February 19, 2003 (resolution # IV/20/2003).

"Arms: on the blue, Spanish-style shield a white bovine (Bos taurus) laying, with the head turned to the right. Behind it a simple white cross.
The cross is there to commemorate the ownership of the area by the Komturia of the Teutonic Knights.
But the color is changed from black to white to stress the spirit of conciliation and to forget and forgive all the past wars, pains, mistrust and revenge among the nations.

Flag: a rectangle in the ratio 3:5 composed of three equal horizontal bands: white-blue-white.
The colors were chosen to stress the values of Christian-European culture and are reflection of the colors of the Arms of the commune.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Jan 2009


Czluchów commune Coat of Arms

[Czluchów commune Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 Jan 2009
adopted 29 Dec 2008