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Krakovany, Slovakia

Piešťany okres, Trnava region

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Krakovany municipality flag

[Krakovany flag] by Gunnar Staack, 2 Jan 2003

Image according to the "HERALDICKÝ REGISTER SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKY" Volume I and II, Bratislava: Ministry of Interior. 2001/02 - flag adopted 1997
Gunnar Staack, 2 Jan 2003

The village of Krakovany, Piestany district in Slovakia is not to be confused with Krakovany in Czechia. Modern village Krakovany consists of two former independent villages, Krakovany and Stráže. The first written mention of village Krakovany originates from the year 1113 in so-called "Zoborský pergamen", where were were listed all assets and people of the Zobor monastery following the instruction of the Hungarian king Koloman. Life of community in the village is deep-rooted, its higher forms were developed at the turn of this century influenced by sacral creation. It has 1354 inhabitants.
Info from this website.
Jarig Bakker, 12 Feb 2003


Krakovany coat of arms

[Krakovany Coat of Arms] Image from this website, spotted by Jarig Bakker, 12 Feb 2003