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Gabčíkovo (Slovakia)

Dunajská Streda okres, Trnava region

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Gabčíkovo flag

[Gabcikovo flag] by István Molnár, 30 Sep 2001

Based on the resolution - in Hungarian, and in Slovakian - translated:
The colours of the flag are the colors of the coat of arms. Seven stripes: blue, yellow, green, yellow, green, yellow, blue. The flag and coat of arms were adopted on 25th June 1995.
István Molnár, 30 Sep 2001

Gabčíkovo, originally Beš (Hungarian: Bes) has 4910 inhabitants (94.0% Hungarian, 1990 census). It was first mentioned in 1248. Here is the Gabčíkovo Dam in the Danube. Bős has got its Czechoslovakian name after Jozef Gabčík (1912-1942, who was one of the killers of R. Heydrich in Prague in 1942) - but the commonly used name is Bős.
István Molnár, 25 Sep 2001


Gabčíkovo coat of arms

[Gabcikovo Coat of Arms] image from this webpage, reported by István Molnár, 25 Sep 2001