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Ruciane-Nida commune (Poland)

Pisz county, Warmińsko-mazurskie vojvodship

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[Ruciane-Nida flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 15 Nov 2008
adopted 27 Jul 2004 See also:

Ruciane-Nida city and commune flag

Ruciane-Nida - urban-rural commune, Pisz County, Warmińsko-mazurskie Voivodship - former name: gmina Ukta; German names: Rudschanny (Niedersee in the III Reich), Nieden.
Gmina Ruciane-Nida is an urban-rural gmina (commune) in Pisz County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodship, in northern Poland. Its seat is the town of Ruciane-Nida, which lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) west of Pisz and 71 km (44 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.
Area: 357.74 sq.km (138.1 sq.mi); Population: 8,627 (2006).

Established in 1502 by Jakub Rataj
Well developed tourist and sport center in the Masurian Lakes Region.
Has city rights since 1966.

Arms and flag adopted on July 27, 2004 (resolution # XXII/62/04).
"Arms: on the blue shield a golden factory building, white smoke, white sailboat with the golden stripe and a green leaf.
Flag: white rectangle in the ratio 5:8 with Arms placed in the middle."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 15 Nov 2008


Ruciane-Nida Coat of Arms

[Ruciane-Nida coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 15 Nov 2008
adopted 27 Jul 2004