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Pyskowice city (Poland)

Gliwice county, Slaskie vojvodship

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[Pyskowice city flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Dec 2008
adopted 25 Jun 2008; designed by Ms.Malgorzata Kaganiec and Mr.Romuald Kubiciel See also:

Pyskowice city flag

Pyskowice - urban commune, Gliwice County, Śląskie Voivodship - German name: Peiskretscham.
Pyskowice is a town in southern Poland. Situated in the Silesian Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975-1998).
Area: 31.14 sq.km (12 sq.mi); Population: 19,127 (2006).
land under cultivation - 61%; forests - 6%.

1256 - first mentioned.
1260 - probable date of the city rightś granting
1327 - mentioned as the town
1626 - looted by the Danish troops of Mansfeld
1921 - in the plebiscite, 2/3 of the inhabitants voted to stay in Germany
1945 - (January 22) - Red Army enters the town

Arms and flag adopted on June 25, 2008 (resolution # XXIV/194/08).
"Arms: on the red, late-gothic shield, two silver crenelated towers with the black shooting openings and behind the defensive brick wall (silver).
Flag: red rectangle in ratio 5:6 with the Arms in the center The town has also a banner and a standard."
Symbols designed by Ms.Malgorzata Kaganiec and Mr.Romuald Kubiciel.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Dec 2008


Pyskowice city banner

[Pyskowice banner] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Dec 2008
adopted 25 Jun 2008; designed by Ms.Malgorzata Kaganiec and Mr.Romuald Kubiciel

Pyskowice Coat of Arms

[Pyskowice coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Dec 2008
adopted 25 Jun 2008; designed by Ms.Malgorzata Kaganiec and Mr.Romuald Kubiciel