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Rimavská Sobota city, Slovakia

Rimavská Sobota okres, Banská Bystrica region

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Rimavská Sobota flag submitted through Rob Raeside, 27 July 1999
adopted 1991 See also:

Rimavská Sobota flag

Rimavská Sobota (Hungarian: Rimaszombat, German: Gross-Steffelsdorf)  has 24.771 inhabitants (39,8% Hungarian; 1990 census). In 1910: 6.912 inhabitants (89,7% Hungarians, 6,8% Slovakians). The town was 1802-1920 the seat of Gömör és Kishont (Slovakian: Gemer i Malé Hont) County of Hungary till 1919/1920 (Czechoslovakian occupation). 1920-1938 Czechoslovakian, 1938-1944 Hungarian (after the Decision of Vienna). The Treaty of Paris (1947) reallocated it to Czechoslovakia.
István Molnár, 23 Jun 2000

Rimavská Sobota old flag

[Rimavská Sobota old flag] by Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000

This is the old flag of the city.
Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000


Rimavská Sobota 1941 flag

[Rimavská Sobota 1941 flag] by Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000

This flag was mentioned by S. Széll (Városaink neve, címere és lobogója by S. Széll, Budapest 1941).
Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000


Rimavská Sobota Coat of Arms

Rimavská Sobota Coat of Arms from the Rimavská Sobota website