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Gościno district (Poland)

Kołobrzeg county, Zachodnio-Pomorskie voivodship

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[Gościno commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Jun 2009
adopted 27 Feb 2003 See also:

Gościno district

Gościno - rural commune, Kołobrzeg County, Zachodniopomorskie Voivodship - former German name: Groß Jestin
Gmina Gościno is a rural commune in Kołobrzeg County, West Pomeranian Voivodship, in north-western Poland.
Its seat is the village of Gościno, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) south-east of Kołobrzeg and 100 km (62 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.
Area: 116.04 sq.km (44.8 sq.mi); Population: 5,136 (2006)
A typical agricultural commune - large dairy farm.

Settlement dates back to the early 13th century. Nothing remarkable happened there, except the usual - wars, wars and more wars, and one guy, Jan, eloped with his neighbour's daughter.

Arms and flag adopted on February 27, 2003 (resolution # V/39/2003)
"Arms: On a red field a gold defensive gate, open wide, with the silver initial "G" in it.
Flag: rectangular triband in the ratio 5:8
Upper band - gold, middle band - silver, lower band - red.
Ceremonial flag has the Arms placed in the center of the flag."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Jun 2009


Gościno ceremonial flag

[Gościno ceremonial flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Jun 2009
adopted 27 Feb 2003

Gościno Coat of Arms

[Gościno coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 11 Jun 2009
adopted 27 Feb 2003