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Kyjov (Czech Republic)

Hodonin okres, South Moravian Region

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[Flag of Kyjov] image by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 12 May 2001
adopted 15 Jul 1991 See also:

Kyjov municipality flag

Image after Petr Exner's Vexilologický Lexikon prapori obcí ČR (1991-1994) - Kyjov municipality, Hodonín district, South Moravian region - flag adopted 15 Jul 1991.
A centre of the northern part of Slovácko. First written reference about Kyjov is from 1126 when the duke Václav from Olomouc gave Kyjov as a present to the monastery Haradisko u Olomouce. In 1515 Kyjov became a town, in 1548 it became a royal town. Kyjov has now 12 790 inhabitants. Info from this website.
Jarig Bakker, 21 Oct 2001

Kyjov Coat of Arms

[Coat of Arms  of Kyjov] image from this website.