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Praha - Benice (Czech Republic)

Prague capital city

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[Flag of Praha-Benice] by Jarig Bakker, 25 Feb 2005
adopted 9 Nov 2004; design: Arnošt Drozd See also:

Praha-Benice flag

Praha-Benice, the Prague capital region - flag adopted 9 Nov 2004 - after image on this site - designed by Arnošt Drozd.
Actually Benice is a little village with 450 inhabitants c. 15 km southeast of Prague. The crozier symbolizes St. Procopius, the bishop of Scythopolis (Bethsan), who was beheaded in 303 after refusing to obey emperor Flavius' command to sacrifice to the gods.
The coach symbolizes the famous Old Kladruby coach-horse, which has been bred here for over 400 years.
Jarig Bakker, 25 Feb 2005

Praha-Benice Coat of Arms

[Praha-Benice Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 25 Feb 2005