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Przechlewo rural district (Poland)

Człuchów county, Pomorskie voivodship

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[Przechlewo flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Jun 2009
provisionally adopted 2 Jun 2009 See also:

Przechlewo rural district

Przechlewo -rural commune, Człuchów County, Pomorskie Voivodship - Kashubian name: Przechlewë; former German name: Prechlau.
Gmina Przechlewo is a rural commune in Człuchów County, Pomeranian Voivodship, in northern Poland. Its seat is the village of Przechlewo, which lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) north-west of Człuchów and 110 km (68 mi) south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.
Area: 243.88 (94.2 sq.mi); Population: 6,158 (2006); Land under cultivation - 35%; forests - 52%.
History of the commune goes back to 12th century. Located amongst clean lakes, rivers and forests, the commune has great tourist potential.
Site of heavy fighting in February 1945.

Earlier this year the commune's council opened the competition for the symbols of the commune.
On June 2,2009 the winning design was chosen out of the three final proposals.
It features, on the blue field, a golden fish under a golden sun, and above two white stripes representing the waters.
It has to await the approval of the Heraldic Commission in Warsaw.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Jun 2009


[Przechlewo coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Jun 2009
provisionally adopted 2 Jun 2009