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Žiar nad Hronom city, Slovakia

Žiar nad Hronom okres, Banská Bystrica region

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[Žiar nad Hronom flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 25 Jan 2001, based on description by Aleš Křižan, 20 Jan 2001 See also:

Žiar nad Hronom flag

Žiar nad Hronom: quaterly blue and yellow, while the vertical line is in 1/3 of the flags length (like Čadca).
Aleš Křižan, 20 Jan 2001

Žiar nad Hronom is in central Slovakia, 30 km southwest of Banská Bystrica. There is a 16th century castle, rebuilt in the 18th century.
Jarig Bakker

Žiar nad Hronom (Hungarian: Garamszentkereszt, German: Heiligenkreuz) has 21 156 inh (1990 census). The city was in Bars (in Slovakian Tekov) County of Hungary till 1918/1920 (Czechoslovakian Occupation).
István Molnár, 12 Jun 2000


Žiar nad Hronom 1991 flag

[Žiar nad Hronom 1991 flag] submitted through Rob Raeside, 9 Aug 1999

Žiar nad Hronom 1970 flag

[Žiar nad Hronom 1970 flag] by Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000

This is the flag from 1970 with the socialist coat of arms depicting the silhouette of the aluminium factory.
Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000 


Žiar nad Hronom new Coat of Arms

[Žiar nad Hronom new Coat of Arms] from this website.

The new canting Coat of Arms with cross between rays and with water in the base. Historical name Svätý Kríz nad Hronom ("the Holy Cross upon the Hron"). The modern name Žiar means "shine".
Aleš Křižan, 20 Jan 2001


Žiar nad Hronom Coat of Arms

Žiar nad Hronom Coat of Arms from http://www.tatrahome.sk/revue/erby/ . (!Link does not work any more!)