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Flag of Podcrkavlje - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2013
The municipality of Podcrkavlje (2,683 inhabitants in 2001, 392 in the village of Podcrkavlje) is located some 10 km north of Slavonski Brod along the Zagreb-Brod highway.
Željko Heimer, 8 June 2007
The symbols of Podcrkavlje are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 23 April 1998 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 15 May 1998 in the County official gazette Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 4.
The symbols are described in the Municipal Statutes Statut općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 22 December 2005 and published on 23 December 2005 in Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 22, repeating the Municipal Statutes Statut općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 26 September 2001 and published on 31 October 2001 in Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 10, and the Statutory Amendment Odluka o izmjenama i dopunama Statuta općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 18 June 1998 and published on 24 July 1998 in Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 5. The amended Article 5 mentions both the coat of arĚs and the flag, while retaining the general determination that the symbols shall be prescribed by a separate Decision.
The symbols were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka, and approved by the Ministry of Administration / Central State Office for Administration.
The flag is in proportions 1:2, dark red (bordeaux) with the coat of arms, bordered yellow, in the middle.
Željko Heimer, 24 August 2011
Coat of arms of Podcrkavlje - Image by Željko Heimer, 1 August 2013
The coat of arms is "Gules in the base a masoned lime kiln with semi-circular doors with flame or issuant and in the chief two arrows argent in saltire with arrowheads downwards".
This must represent the traditional industry of Podcrkavlje, lime production.
Željko Heimer, 28 May 2008