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Kochanowice commune (Poland)

Lubliniec county, Slaskie vojvodship

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[Kochanowice flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 7 Nov 2008
adopted 5 Sep 2003 See also:

Kochanowice commune flag

Kochanowice - rural Commune, Lubliniec County, Śląskie Voivodship.
Gmina Kochanowice is a rural gmina (commune) in Lubliniec County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Kochanowice.
Area: 79.71 sq.km (30.8 sq.mi); Population: 6,668 (2006).
Along the highway from Lubliniec to Częstochowa (Route 46)in the center of the village there are two chapels standing on opposite sides of the street. One is dedicated to Saint John Nepomucene (or Nepomuk) and the other to Saint Florian. The chapels were built by two men feuding with each other and are identical.
Now, both became the landmarks of the village and are featured in its Coat of Arms.

Arms and flag adopted on September 5, 2003 (resolution # 65/XI/2003).
"Arms: on the top, gold field three green linden leaves. On the main, blue part of the shield two chapels and two crossed arrows.
Flag: a rectangle of three equal horizontal bands: green-yellow-blue."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 7 Nov 2008


Kochanowice Coat of Arms

[Kochanowice coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 7 Nov 2008
adopted 5 Sep 2003