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Baranów commune (Poland)

Grodzisk Mazowiecki county, Mazowieckie Vojvodship

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[Baranów flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 10 Dec 2008
adopted 27 Oct 2006 See also:

Baranów commune flag

Baranów - rural commune, Grodzisk Mazowiecki County, Mazowieckie Voivodship - former name: gmina Kaski.
Gmina Baranów is a rural gmina (commune) in Grodzisk Mazowiecki County, Masovian Voivodship, in east-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Baranów.
Area: 75.37 sq.km (29.1 sq.mi); Population: 4,855.
Basically, an agricultural commune; land under cultivation - 92%; forests - 0%.
Baranów is the most possible location for the new Warsaw Airport - planned as the biggest hub for Central and Eastern Europe.

Arms and flag adopted on October 27, 2006 (resolution # XL/226/2006).
"Arms: on the red shield a silver ram, walking to the right, with golden horns and hoofs. Below it a silver 'rogacina' upside down.
In Polish, the 'ram' = 'baran', hence the name of the commune

Flag: red rectangle in the ratio 5:8 with the Arms placed centrally on it."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 10 Dec 2008


Baranów Coat of Arms

[Baranów coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 10 Dec 2008
adopted 27 Oct 2006