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Budzyń commune (Poland)

Chodziez county, Wielkopolskie vojvodship

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[Budzyń commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 12 Jun 2009
adopted 24 Apr 2003 See also:

Budzyń commune

Budzyń - rural commune, Chodzież County, Wielkopolskie Voivodship.
Gmina Budzyń is a rural commune in Chodzież County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland.
Its seat is the village of Budzyń, which lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) south-east of Chodzież and 55 km (34 mi) north of the regional capital Poznań.
Area: 207.61 sq.km (80.2 sq.mi); Population: 8,202 (2006).
An agricultural commune. Land under cultivation - 59%; forests - 36%.

First mentioned in 1450. Town rights bestowed in 1458 by King Kazimierz (Casimir) Jagiellonian In 1774 annected to Prussia. The Prussians were chased out by the local partisans on January 5, 1919. Lost city rights in 1934.

Arms and flag adopted on April 24, 2003 (resolution # V/30/2003)
Arms granted in 1641 by King Władysław IV (Ladislaus IV): royal white eagle (crowned) on red and the black key.
The flag image is made available at the commune's website - click on "Flaga Budzynia w formacie PDF"
Chrystian Kretowicz, 12 Jun 2009


Budzyń Coat of Arms

[Budzyń coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 12 Jun 2009
adopted 24 Apr 2003; originally granted in 1641