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Kłaj rural district (Poland)

Wieliczka county, Małopolskie voivodship

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[Kłaj commune flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Dec 2008
adopted 3 Jun 2008 See also:

Kłaj rural district flag

Kłaj - rural commune, Wieliczka County, Małopolskie Voivodship - name until 1954: gmina Targowisko.
Gmina Kłaj is a rural gmina (commune) in Wieliczka County, Lesser Poland Voivodship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Kłaj.
Area: 83.1 sq.km (32.1 sq.mi); Population: 9,832.
An agricultural commune having the distinction of being one of the most ecologically advanced in the country.

Established as a village in the 13th Century.

New Arms and a brand new flag adopted on June 3,2008 after the positive opinion of the Heraldic Commission in Warsaw and the approval by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration.

"Arms: symbolism is related to the history of the region.
The barrel is to remind the work of pitch-burners, the axe - work of lumberjacks.
The forested character of the commune is further stressed by a branch of the oak tree.

Flag: two vertical yellow fields separated by the red stripe.
On the field next to the hoist the Arms are placed."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Dec 2008


Kłaj Coat of Arms

[Kłaj coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 17 Dec 2008
adopted 3 Jun 2008