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Tisovec city (Slovakia)

Rimavská Sobota okres, Banská Bystrica region

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Tisovec flag submitted through Rob Raeside, 5 Aug 1999
adopted 20 Nov 1991 See also:

Tisovec flag

Images based on the Heraldický Register Slovenskej Republiky I, 2000 - Tisovec, Rožňava district, Košice region - adopted 20 Nov 1991.
Tisovec - the small town situated at the Rimava river bank. The name was acquired by the yew-tree ("tis") which occured here in a great amount in the past. The first written mention of Tisovec originates from the year 1334 from a pergamen of the Hungarian king Carl Robert, issued at Vyšehrad the 26th of June. Tisovec is situated in the northern part of the Rimavská Sobota district. The town counts 4500 inhabitants.
Jarig Bakker, 30 Dec 2000

Tisovec Coat of Arms

Tisovec Coat of Arms from http://www.tatrahome.sk/revue/erby/ . (!Link does not work any more!) - the lady is the Virgin Mary.