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Veľké Orvište (Slovakia)

Piešťany okres, Trnava region

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by andrew weeks
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Veľké Orvište flag

[Velké Orviste flag] by Ivan Sache, 11 Jan 2001, after image from this site, reported by Jarig Bakker, 11 Jan 2001

This municipality in Piešťany district is c. 70 km NE of Bratislava. This is probably one of the first municipality flags, referring to a Coat of Arms from 1780/90, in which St. Hubert is portrayed adoring a deer with a cross on its head between the antlers.
Jarig Bakker, 11 Jan 2001

Veľké Orvište (Hungarian: Nagyőrvistye) was a Slovakian village in Pöstyén (Slovakian Piešťany) district of Nyitra (Slovakian: Nitra) county of Hungary till 1918/1920 (Declaration of Martin). 1920-1938 Czechoslovakian, 1939-1945 Slovakian, and 1945-1992 Czechoslovakian.
István Molnár, 13 Jan 2001


Veľké Orvište Coat of Arms

[Velké Orviste Coat of Arms] image from this site, reported by Jarig Bakker, 11 Jan 2001