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Psary commune (Poland)

Będzin county, Slaskie vojvodship

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[Psary flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 6 Nov 2008
adopted 28 Apr 1999 See also:

Psary commune flag

Psary - rural commune, Będzin County, Śląskie Voivodship.
Gmina Psary is a rural gmina (commune) in Będzin County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Psary, which lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Będzin and 17 km (11 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.
Area: 45.98 (17.8 sq.mi); Population: 11,219 (2006).

Arms adopted on June 19, 1998 (resolution # XL/279/98).
Flag adopted on April 28, 1999 (resolution # VII/61/99).
"Arms: Spanish-style shield of three parts: upper field blue with a half-eagle of the Silesian Piasts in gold.
Second, lower right field shows a wheat stalk, hammer and pick - all in gold on white.
Third, lower left field has a golden dog on green.
The dog recalls a long tradition of breeding hunting dogs.
The name of the village and commune is derived from the word "pies"=dog.

Flag: rectangular piece of cloth in the dimensions: 100 cm by 160 cm.
In the upper part - wedge in yellow color; the middle wedge is white with the Coat of Arms in full graphics; the lower wedge is blue."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 6 Nov 2008

Psary Coat of Arms

[Psary coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 6 Nov 2008
adopted 19 Jun 1998