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Flag of Stari Jankovci - Image by Željko Heimer, 28 August 2013
The municipality of Stari Jankovci (5,216 inhabitants in 2001; 1,769 in the village of Stari Jankovci proper) is located about 10 km south of Vukovar.
Željko Heimer, 29 July 2004
The symbols of Stari Jankovci are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu, zastavi i pocasnoj zastavi općine Stari Jankovci, adopted on 16 December 2003 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 23 December 2003 in the County official gazette Službeni vjesnik Vukovarsko-srijemske županije, No. 14.
The symbols are already described in the Municipality Statutes Statut Općine Stari Jankovci, adopted on 22 October 2001 and published on 7 December 2001 in Službeni vjesnik Vukovarsko-srijemske županije, No. 15.
The symbols were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company from Rijeka.
The flag (photo) is described in Article 4 of the Statutes as follows:
The flag is rectangular, blue, 200 cm in length and 100 cm in width (height). The coat of arms is set in the centre of the flag.
The length of the coat of arms is 42 cm, its width (height) is 50 cm. The coat of arms is placed 79 cm from the right and left edges of the flag and 25 cm from the top and the bottom edges of the flag.
According to the article Zanimljive rasprave, published on 3 November 1995 in Vinkovčaki list (scan), the Municipality Executive Board decided that a separate session shall be organized to discuss the establishment of the coat of arms and the flag of the municipality. According to article Prihvaćena izvješća, published on 17 November 1995 in Vinkovački list (scan), the Municipality Executive Board stated that an expanded session of the executive "shall be held" later "today" to discuss the coat of arms and flag. As reported in article Natječaj za izradu idejnog rješenja grba i zastave Općine Stari Jankovci, published on 5 January 1996 in Vinkovački list (scan), the session resulted in the prescription of the competition, with all the usual conditions. The awards were set to 5000, 3500 and 200 kunas, and the deadline to 30 days. The article Usvojen zaključni račun, published on 9 February 1996 in Vinkovački list (scan) reports that the Municipality Executive Board decided to call a session of the Commission for the design of the coat of arms and the flag, to be followed by a session of the Municipality Assembly.
The article Prihvaćeno financijsko izvješće, published on 1 March 1996 in Vinkovački list (scan) reports that the Municipality Assembly adopted "several decisions" regarding the coat of arms and the flag. First they heard a report from the Commission for the competition, and then the design of the coat of arms and of the flag was chosen, an appropriate Decision being adopted. The sequence of activities to gain approval for these was determined. Mayor Ivo Lozić was tasked to send the request for the approval to the Ministry of Administration.
Željko Heimer, 24 Aprol 2013
Coat of arms of Stari Jankovci - Image by Željko Heimer, 28 August 2013
The coat of arms is described in Article 4 of the Statutes as "In red, two crossed wheat ears colored yellow (golden)".
The eulogy In Memoriam Josip Šarčević, prof., published on 31 December 2009 in Vinkovački list (scan), mentions that Professor Šarčević vigorously pled for changes "of some details" in the municipality arms. It is not indicated what that would be, though.
Željko Heimer, 15 August 2012
Ceremonial flag of Stari Jankovci - Image by Željko Heimer, 28 August 2013
The ceremonial flag (photo, photo, photo) is a white gonfalon with three triangularly ending tails of which the central one is longer, each ending with a golden tassel. The coat of arms is in the centre, topped with the name of the municipality in three rows and with a golden floral ornament below it.
Željko Heimer, 28 August 2013
The new flag of the local hunting society was consecrated during the celebration of its 75th anniversary (photos).
Željko Heimer, 6 January 2001