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Koška (Municipality, Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Koška - Image by Željko Heimer, 14 October 2007

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Presentation of Koška

Koška is located about 30 km due west of Osijek on a main road from Zagreb through Podravina (Podravska magistrala) and on the railroad Zagreb-Osijek. Population is about 4,500 inhabitants, some 2,000 in the village of the same name.

Željko Heimer, 14 October 2007

Flag of Koška

The symbols of Koš are described in Article 6 of the Municipality Statutes Statut Općine Koška, adopted on 23 June 2009 by the Muncipality Assembly and published on 26 June 2009 in the Muncipality official gazette Službenik glasnik Općine Koška, No. 3.

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 before 2006.

The flag (photo, 14 Seotember 2007) is in proportions 1:2, blue with the coat of arms, bordered yellow, in the middle.

Željko Heimer, 23 May 2008

Coat of arms of Koška

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Koška - Image by Željko Heimer, 14 October 2007

The coat of arms is "Azure three corn ears flanked with two leaves or issuant from a mount vert".
The Statutes say that the corn ears motives are taken from the seal of Koška dated 1823, which was preserved in the archives of the Valpovo Manor and was transferred to the State Archives in Osijek.

Željko Heimer, 2 January 2011