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Bilje (Municipality, Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Bilje - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 November 2009


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Presentation of Bilje

Bilje is located in Baranya, north of Osijek.

Željko Heimer, 26 April 2004


Flag of Bilje

The symbols of Bilje are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Bilje, adopted on 13 May 2004 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 28 May 2004 in the Municipality official gazette Službeni glasnik Općine Bilje, No. 3.
The Commission in charge of the selection of the symbols was appointed by Decisions Rješenje o razrješenju č:lanova Povjerenstva za izradu projektnog zadatka za izradu grba i zastave Općine Bilje imenovanog, adopted on 11 June 2003 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 11 July 2003 in Službeni glasnik Općine Bilje, No. 4.
Version "B" proposed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka, was selected by Decision Odluka o odabiru grba i zastave Općine Bilje, adopted on 11 June 2003 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 11 July 2003 in Službeni glasnik Općine Bilje, No. 4.

The symbols are described in the Municipality Statut Statut Općine Bilje, adopted on 3 February 2006 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 7 February 2006 in Službeni glasnik Općine Bilje, No. 1. This was repeated in the current Municipality Statut Statut Općine Bilje, adopted on 15 July 2009 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 20 July 2009 in Službeni glasnik Općine Bilje, No. 5.

The flag is in proportions 1:2, yellow with the coat of arms in the middle.

Željko Heimer, 1 November 2009


Coat of arms of Bilje

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Bilje - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 November 2009

The coat of arms is "Vert a hunting horn proper and in chief a sheaf fesswise or".

Željko Heimer, 26 April 2004


Ceremonial flag of Bilje

[Municipality coat of arms]

Ceremonial flag of Bilje - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 November 2009

The ceremonial flag is ending as a triangle, with the coat of arms in the middle, the green inscription of the municipality name above and two green oak branches below.

Željko Heimer, 3 November 2007


Former symbols of Bilje

[Municipality coat of arms]

Former flag of Bilje - Image by Željko Heimer, 27 October 1999

The importance of agriculture, in first place grain production is showed with three wheat stalks. The National Park of Kopacevski Rit, a marshy region around the confluence of Drava in Danube, provided food to the inhabitants for centuries, and is still today a very attractive fishing area.

Leo Rakovac, 27 October 1999