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Bądkowo rural district (Poland)

Aleksandrów Kujawski county, Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodship

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[Bądkowo commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2009
adopted 22 Apr 2009 See also:

Bądkowo rural district

Bądkowo - rural commune, Aleksandrów Kujawski County, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodship.
Gmina Bądkowo is a rural commune in Aleksandrów County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship, in north-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Bądkowo, which
lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Aleksandrów Kujawski and 37 km (23 mi) south of Toruń.
Area: 79.7 sq.km (30.8 sq.mi); Population: 4,582 (2006).
A very much agricultural commune.
Land under cultivation - 96%, forests - 1%.

The Saint Matthew the Evangelist gothic church was originally built in 1312.
In 1920, near Bądkowo, a huge camp for Soviet POW's was located.

The brand new Arms and flag were adopted on April 22, 2009 (resolution # XXII - 135/2009).
"Arms: on the red field a golden, wavy ribbon symbolizing the river. Below it a conjoined heads of a lion (black) and an eagle (silver - white), both with golden (yellow) tongues.
Flag: a rectangle in the ratio 5:8 composed of two unequal horizontal fields: The upper one is yellow and 1/4 of the height of the flag. The lower one ts red and 3/4 of the height of the flag. On the red field the heads of the lion and the eagle (from the Arms) are placed."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2009


Arms

[Bądkowo coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2009
adopted 22 Apr 2009