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Podravska Moslavina (Municipality, Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Podravska Moslavina - Image by Željko Heimer, 4 May 2014


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Presentation of Podravska Moslavina

The municipality of Podravska Moslavina (1,202 inhabitants in 2011) is the westernmost municipality in the County located along river Drava, some 60 km west of Osijek, where Drava ends being the border between Croatia and Hungary and enters "inwards" into Croatia, making of Podravska Moslavina the first municipality on its left bank in the Baranja region.
The village was known in Hungarian as Monoszló. After the liberation from the Ottomans, the place was, after the military administraion, part of the Virovitica County since 1745. Until 1997 the municipality was officially named Moslavina Podravska, to differentiate it from several other "Moslavina" in Croatia).

Željko Heimer, 4 May 2014


Flag of Podravska Moslavina

The symbols of Podravska Moslavina (municipal website) are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu izastavi Općine Podravska Moslavina, adopted on 14 March 2014 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 17 March 2014 in the Municipality official gazette Službeni glasnik Općine Podravska Moslavina, No. 3 (text). Decision Odluka o imenovanju Povjerenstva za grb i zastavu Općine Podravska Moslavina (on the Commisison for the coat of arms and the flag) was adopted the same day and published in the same volume of the gazette.
The proposed symbols were submitted to the Ministry of Administration for approval.

The flag is in proportions 1:2, light blue with the coat of arms in the middle.

Željko Heimer, 18 May 2014


Coat of arms of Podravska Moslavina

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Podravska Moslavina - Image by Željko Heimer, 4 May 2014

The coat of arms of Podravska Moslavina is "Azure on a fess wavy argent issuant two bean stalks vert with pods or".
The wavy fields are stated to represent river Drava.

Željko Heimer, 18 May 2014