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Benátky nad Jizerou, Czech Republic

Mlada Boleslav okres, Central Bohemian region

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Benátky nad Jizerou flag

[Benátky nad Jizerou flag] image by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 22 Mar 2002, after image by Peter Exner; flag adopted 3 Apr 1996

Benátky nad Jizerou town, District Mladá Boleslav: much better image of Benátky flag you can see on www.benatky.cz . Golden grapevine on flag and in Arms - this is Arms of Lord of Dražice (z Dražic). Two members of this Noble Family were Archbishops of Prague, while Arnošt z Pardubic, member of above mentioned Family of Stará and Pardubice was in 14. Cent.
the very first Archbishop of Prague. There is another escutcheon in the Town Arms - Black with golden basilisk. This figure, rarely used in our heraldry, is Emblem of Lord (later Baron) Vražda of Kunvald.
Aleš Křížan, 21 May 2002


Benátky nad Jizerou coat of arms

[Benátky nad Jizerou coat of arms] image from this webpage, located by Jarig Bakker, 25 Mar 2002