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Kornowac commune (Poland)

Racibórz county, Slaskie vojvodship

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[Kornowac flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Nov 2008
adopted 11 Nov 2000 See also:

Kornowac commune flag

Kornowac - rural commune, Racibórz County, Śląskie Voivodship.
Gmina Kornowac is a rural gmina (commune) in Racibórz County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Kornowac, which lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) east of Racibórz and 53 km (33 mi) west of the regional capital Katowice.
Area: 26.3 sq.km (10.2 sq.mi); Population: 4,768 (2006).
First mentioned around 1300, appears in the documents in 1308 as Coronovatiz or Durndorf when placed under the ownership of the Dominican Sisters.
Spectacular views, as the village is located high above the River Odra Valley.

Arms and flag adopted on November 11, 2000 (resolution # XXVII/122/2000).
"Arms: shield divided vertically into two halves.
Right field is blue with the golden half of the oak tree.
Left field is white with the green half of the linden tree.
The Arms correspond to the agricultural and recreational character of the commune.

Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the dimensions 160 cm by 100 cm composed of three equal vertical bands in the sequence from the hoist: blue-white green. The Arms are placed on the middle, white band."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Nov 2008

Would a blazon of these arms be something like: "impaled by dimidiation Azure an oak tree eradicated Or, Argent a linden tree eradicated vert"?
Christopher Southworth, 11 Nov 2008


Kornowac Coat of Arms

[Kornowac coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 8 Nov 2008
adopted 11 Nov 2000