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Przygodzice commune (Poland)

Ostrów Wielkopolski County, Wielkopolskie vojvodship

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[Przygodzice flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Nov 2008
adopted 12 Dec 2002 See also:

Przygodzice commune flag

Przygodzice - rural commune, Ostrów Wielkopolski County, Wielkopolskie Voivodship.
Gmina Przygodzice is a rural gmina (commune) in Ostrów Wielkopolski County, Greater Poland Voivodship, in west-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Przygodzice, which lies approximately 44 kilometres (27 mi) west of Ostrów Wielkopolski and 92 km (57 mi) south of the regional capital Poznań.
Area: 163.48 (63.1 sq.mi); Population: 11,320 (2006).
First mentioned in 1403.

Arms and flag adopted on December 12, 2002 (resolution # II/10/02).
"Arms: shield divided vertically into two parts, on the right, gold field black head of żubr - (European bison - wisent - Bison bonasus) with a golden ring in the nostrils. On the left, blue field three black hunter's horns.
Head of the wisent comes from the noble Coat of Arms "Wieniawa" belonging to the previous owners of the area: Gołuchowski and Leszczyński families.
The hunter's horns represent the noble Coat of Arms "Trąby" ("horns") of the Radziwiłł family.

Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the ratio 5:8 composed of three equal horizontal bands of yellow-white-light blue with the Arms placed in the middle of the flag."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Nov 2008

Przygodzice Coat of Arms

[Przygodzice coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 20 Nov 2008
adopted 12 Dec 2002