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Praha 1 (Czech Republic)

Prague capital city

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Praha 1 flag

[Praha 1 flag] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 28 Jul 2002, after image sent by Aleš Křížan, 29 Mar 2002

Today I received answer to my question about details of the Praha 1 Flag, I saw on its Town Hall. The flag contains four colours yellow, red, white and blue and also four fields a and four crowns for four main parts of it (Old and New Town, Lesser Town / Malá Strana and Hradčany).

Image source: this webpage.
By Decision of the Czech Republic Parliament Member of Deputies Chairman from 4 June 1998 were flag and coat of arms for Prague 1 granted according to Law..........................................

Coat of Arms description:
In blue field there is  a masoned wall in gold with silver embattlement four "pieces", with open gate in black, golden portcullis (only half visible), wooden doors, each with 2 golden  hinges. Off the gate is rising an arm dexter embowed (and armed), holding a sword, all argent. "Behind" the wall there are two golden towers, embattled argent (each of four pieces), surmounted with golden "saddle" roof with two golden balls on top. Between towers there is an escutcheon Gules a Lion rampant Argent, queued forchée, crowned and armed Or (Small Arms of the Czech Republic).

Flag description:
Quartered field, upper hoist and lower fly red with yellow "royal" crown (an open crown with three visible peaks fleurs de lys)- Lower hoist and upper fly are blue with white (similar crown). Crowns are wide as 1/6 of the fields length. Ratio is 2:3.

Livery colours of Praha 1 are yellow, red, white and blue in this order.
Praha 1 consists of the following wards: Holešovice, Hradčany, Josefov, Malá Strana, Nové Město, Staré Město, Vinohrady.
Aleš Křížan, 29 Mar 2002

Praha 1 coat of arms

[Praha 1 coat of arms] image from this webpage, reported by Aleš Křížan, 29 Mar 2002