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Koneck commune (Poland)

Aleksandrów Kujawski county, Kujawsko-pomorskie vojvodship

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[Koneck flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Jan 2009
adopted 14 Nov 2003 See also:

Koneck commune

Koneck - rural commune, Aleksandrów Kujawski County, Kujawsko-pomorskie Voivodship.
Gmina Koneck is a rural gmina (commune) in Aleksandrów County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship, in north-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Koneck.
Area: 68.13 sq.km (26.3 sq.mi); Population: 3,368 (2006); An agricultural commune: land under cultivation - 84%; forests - 7%.

During the German Invasion of Poland in 1939,German minority members in Poland on 10th September with help of German army murdered 17 Poles and Jews.
The victims were buried in mass graves.

Arms and flag adopted on November 14, 2003 (resolution # X/61/03).

"Arms: shield divided vertically into two halves.
On the right, blue field, an image of Saint Prokop (1053) who is a patron of the commune.
On the left,yellow field a black horse standing on its hind legs.
The horse is related to the etymology of the commune's name.

Flag: rectangle composed of two equal vertical bands: yellow and blue. The Arms are placed centrally. Ratio of the flag is 5:8.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Jan 2009


Koneck Coat of Arms

[Koneck coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Jan 2009
adopted 14 Nov 2003