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Flag of Trilj - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 January 2011
The Town of Trilj (10,799 inhabitants in 2001, 2,381 in the town of Trilj) is located inlands, some 30 km due east of Split across the channel. Trilj was granted the Town Status in 1998.
Željko Heimer, 9 August 2009
The symbols of Trilj are described in the Town Statutes Statut Grada Trilja (text), adopted on 13 July 2009 by the Town Assembly and published in the Town official gazette Slubeni glasnik Grada Trilja, No. 3.
The flag of Trilj is described in Article 6 of the Statutes as in proportions 1:2, blue with the coat of arms in the middle.
Željko Heimer & Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2010
Coat of arms of Trilj - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 January 2011
The coat of arms is described in Article 5 of the Statutes as "Azure St. Michael holding a sword and scales standing on a bridge all argent".
Trilj is an old town on river Cetina; since antiquity there was a bridge called Pons Tiluri or Tilurium. The modern bridge, featured on the coat of arms, was built only in 1851. St. Michael is the patron saint of the town.
Željko Heimer & Tomislav Šipek, 11 January 2011
Table flag of Trilj - Image by Željko Heimer, 9 January 2015
The table flag (photo) is vertical with the coat of arms properly rotated, golden outlined, and inscribed with the town name beneath it.
Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 9 January 2015
The village of Košute, territorially part of the Town of Trilj, issued a contest for a coat of arms and a flag on 30 April 2008. It seems that by now no design was adopted following that contest.
Željko Heimer, 29 August 2009