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Kościerzyna rural district (Poland)

Kościerzyna county, Pomorskie voivodship

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[Koscierzyna ceremonial flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Nov 2008
ceremonial flag, adopted 2002 See also:

Kościerzyna rural district

Kościerzyna - rural commune, Kościerzyna County, Pomorskie Voivodship - Kashubian name: Koscérzëna; German name: Berent.
Gmina Kościerzyna is a rural gmina (commune) in Kościerzyna County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. Its seat is the town of Kościerzyna, although the town is not part of the territory of the commune.
Area: 310.15 sq.km (119.7 sq.mi); Population: 13,295 (2006).

Arms and flag adopted in 2002 (exact date impossible to find) (resolution # II/9/02).
"Arms: (note the similarity to the Arms of the city of Kościerzyna, which is a separate, urban commune.)
An image of the brown bear, walking to the left, under the branch of the tree with five green leaves (trunk and branch of the tree - brown).
The ground on which the bear is walking is shown as bended bands of green and blue color.
The green folds represent forest, fields and meadows and the blue ones - rivers and lakes.

Flag: a rectangle in the ratio 5:8 composed of three uneven horizontal bands in colors:
*upper - yellow -3/6 of the width of the flag - represents the sands and soil of the commune.
*middle - blue - 1/6 of the width of the flag - represents lakes and rivers
*lower - green - 2/6 of the width of the flag - represents forests of the commune.
The Arms of the commune are placed in the middle of the yellow (widest) band.
Ratio of the height of the Arms to the width of the flag is 2:5."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Nov 2008


Kościerzyna civic flag

[Koscierzyna civic flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Nov 2008
civic flag, adopted 2002

Kościerzyna rural district Coat of Arms

[Koscierzyna Coat of Arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 1 Nov 2008
adopted 2002