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Municipal flag of Krško - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 September 2004
The municipality of Krško is located in the lower valley of Sava river, near the place where Sava enters Croatia. Krško is probably most known for the nuclear power plant built there, which is the only one in former Yugoslavia, and presumably the energy mentioned below on should refer to it.
Željko Heimer, 28 August 2002
The flag of Krško is prescribed by succesive Decisions:- Odlok o znaku in zastavi Občine Krško, adopted on 30 June 1981 and published on 16 July 1981 in the local official gazette Skuposinski dolenjski list, 21/1981;
The flag is rectangular, in proportions 2:1 (vertical), green with the emblem placed near the bottom. Details of the size and position of the emblem are not given in the Decisions, but are left for a further Decision. Such a Decision seems not to have been adopted yet, therefore the 1981 and subsequent regulations should be followed.
The emblem is picturing the river Sava flowing from the hilly
region into the ravines of Krško fields. It also represents energy.
Below the emblem, as a part of it, is written the name of the
The emblem was designed by Judita Skalar
Željko Heimer, 25 June 2010
Coat of arms of Krško - Image by Željko Heimer, 14 November 1999
The coat of arms of Krško is prescribed by Decision Odlok o uporabi grba mesta Krško, adopted on 24 October 1991 and published on 14 November 1991 in Uradni list Republike Slovenije, 24/1991.
The coat of arms of Krško can be blazoned as "Azure, on a mount vert St. John the Evangelist stantant clead
gules holding in his sinister a cup or from wich are issuing three
snakes, in sinister a city with towers masoned argent and roofed
According to the aforementioned Decision, the coat of arms shall be used only on certain documents issued by the municipality, and on awards issued by the local unit Krško (a subdivision of the municipality). The Decision prescribes that in all other cases when presentation of the municipality should be made, one should use the emblem of the municipality.
Željko Heimer, 14 November 1999
Former flag of Krško - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 September 2004
According to Zalokar [zal90], the flag was used before the 1990s in slightly different colours: a pale green field with a dark green emblem.
Željko Heimer, 11 September 2004