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Kostelec nad Černými Lesy (Czech Republic)

Praha-východ okres, Central Bohemian region

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[Kostelec nad Černými lesy flag] Image by Jakub Grombíř 30 Nov 2010
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It is small Czech town situated about 30 km east of Prague (formerly district Kolín, now Praha-Východ). Kostelec nad Černými Lesy (literally Small church over Black forests) unofficially named Černý Kostelec, has about 3600 inhabitants and it is popular recreation resort for Prague people because of preserved nature and historic centre with castle. It has nowadays no industry and no railway station, but there is very famous tradition of pottery. Flag has ratio 2:3 and it has three vertical stripes (yellow-blue-yellow, 1:3:1) with the figure from Coats of Arms: "wild man" holding a flower. It was adopted at 2009 year. http://www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/win/rekos/default.aspx?Id=c22e81c2-6993-4b32-b4a1-2092ed051dec
Jakub Grombíř 30 Nov 2010