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Novo Virje (Municipality, Koprivnica-Križevci County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Novo Virje - Image by Željko Heimer, 9 November 2011


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Presentation of Novo Virje

The municipality of Novo Virje, established in 1997, is located about 15 km east of Koprivnica and some 5 km north-east of Đurđevac.

Željko Heimer, 23 February 2003


Flag of Novo Virje

The symbols of Novo Virje are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Novo Virje, adopted on 1 August 1998 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 31 March 1999 in the County official gazette Službeni glasnik Koprivnicko-križevacke županije, No. 2.
The symbols are described in the Municipality Statutes Statut Općine Novo Virje, adopted on 30 September 2001 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 5 October 2001 in Službeni glasnik Koprivnicko-križevacke županije, No. 11. This was repeated in the Municipality Statutes Statut Općine Novo Virje, adopted on 24 January 2006 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 26 January 2006 in Službeni glasnik Koprivnicko-križevacke županije, No. 1, as well as in the current Municipality Statutes Statut Općine Novo Virje, adopted on 3 July 2009 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 16 August 2009 in Službeni glasnik Koprivnicko-križevacke županije, No. 10.

The symbols, designed by Vanja Garaj, were approved by the Ministry of Administration on 17 February 1999.
They were consecrated on 30 April 1999 in the local church (Glas Podravina, 30 April 1999).

Decision Odluka o osnivanju Povjerenstva za utvrivanje uvjeta i raspisivanje natječaja za izradu idejnog rješenja grba i zastave Općine Novo Virje, adopted on 17 February 1998 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 28 February 1998 in Službeni glasnik Koprivnicko-križevacke županije, No. 2, prescribed a five-member Commission to run a public contest for the symbols. The awardss are set to 6,000 HRK for the 1st prize and 4,000 HRK for the 2nd prize.

The flag is described in Article 6 of the Decision, as follows:

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

Željko Heimer, 9 November 2011


Coat of arms of Novo Virje

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Novo Virje - Image by Željko Heimer, 9 November 2011

The coat of arms is described in Article 5 of the Decision, as follows:

The coat of arms of the Municipality is composed of a shield. In the blue shield is a flowered brown staff of St. Joseph with three white lilies.

Željko Heimer, 9 November 2011