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First mentioned in 1443 - settlement Neudorf (Nowa Wieś) 1725 - city
rights granted by King Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia 1890 - establishment
of vast military proving grounds.
1914-15 - (November-February) - Russian occupation
1945 - city severely damaged - included into Poland
Arms adopted on November 29, 2002 (resolution # II/5/02).
Flag adopted on December 28, 2006 (resolution # III/28/06).
"Arms: on the white shield a black eagle with golden crown holding sceptre and sword resting on the blue pillow and the horn of plenty filled with flowers, all on the red pedestal.
Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the ratio 5:8 composed of three
equal horizontal bands: yellow-green-blue.
The flag was a winning entry in the competition of 2005. The author is Ms.Joanna Skibińska
Chrystian Kretowicz, 15 Nov 2008