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Korytnica commune (Poland)

Wegrow county, Mazowieckie vojvodship

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[Korytnica flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Jan 2009
adopted 18 Jun 2002 See also:

Korytnica commune

Korytnica - rural commune, Węgrów County, Mazowieckie Voivodship.
Gmina Korytnica is a rural gmina (commune) in Węgrów County, Masovian Voivodship, in east-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Korytnica, which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) west of Węgrów and 60 km (37 mi) north-east of Warsaw.
Area: 180.54 sq.km (69.7 sq.mi); Population: 6,745 (2006).
land under cultivation - 78%; forests - 14%.

First mentioned in 1419 as a princely, later royal village.
1795 - in Austrian zone of partitioned Poland
1809 - in Grand Duchy of Warsaw
1815 - in Congress (Russian) Kingdom of Poland
1918 - in Polish II Republic

Arms and flag adopted on June 18, 2002 (resolution # XXXI/181/02).
The descriptions of the Arms and flag are not available, but the symbols are shown, in living color, on the commune's website.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Jan 2009


Korytnica Coat of Arms

[Korytnica coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 22 Jan 2009
adopted 18 Jun 2002