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Borek Wielkopolski district (Poland)

Gostyń county, Wielkopolskie voivodship

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[Borek Wielkopolski flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Nov 2008
adopted 9 Jul 2007 See also:

Borek Wielkopolski flag

Borek Wielkopolski - urban-rural commune, Gostyń County, Wielkopolskie Voivodship - old name: Borek (until November 21, 1958); German name: Borken (Börke 1943-45)
Gmina Borek Wielkopolski is an urban-rural gmina (commune) in Gostyń County, Greater Poland Voivodship, in west-central Poland. Its seat is the town of Borek Wielkopolski, which lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) east of Gostyń and 59 km (37 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.
Area: 127.58 sq.km (49.3 sq.mi); Population: 7,724 (2006).

Originally known as Zdzierz - city rights granted in 1392.
1435 - renamed Borek
local trade and service center, light industry

Arms and former flag adopted on February 6, 2003 (resolution # V/27/2003).
New flag adopted on July 9, 2007 (resolution # X/59/2007).
"Arms: on the red shield, above a golden boat two towers (natural stone) covered with blue roofs and golden balls. Between the towers a silver horseshoe topped with a small golden cross.
Below the horseshoe a silver double lily.

Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the ratio 5:8 composed of three vertical bands: red-white-yellow.
On the white band, which is slightly wider than the side bands, the Arms are placed."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Nov 2008


Borek Wielkopolski old flag

[Borek Wielkopolski old flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Nov 2008
used 6 Feb 2003 - 9 Jul 2007

Borek Wielkopolski Coat of Arms

[Borek Wielkopolski Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Nov 2008
adopted 6 Feb 2003