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Ližnjan (Municipality, Istria County, Croatia)

Lisignano

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Ližnjan - Image by Željko Heimer, 26 December 2004


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Presentation of Ližnjan

Ližnjan (Italian, Lisignano) is located in the eastern part of the southernmost tip of the Istrian peninsula, 50 km south of Pazin. Population is 2,000, some 700 in the town of the same name. The municipality has the Pula Airport on its territory.

Željko Heimer, 26 August 2004


Flag of Ližnjan

The symbols of Ližnjan were adopted on 20 December 2004 by the Municipality Assembly, after the symbols had been approved by the Ministry (Glas Istre, 22 December 2004).

The symbols were designed by the MOD d.o.o. company, from Pula. According to the pulic records of the Ministry of Justice, there is a company named MOD d.o.o. in Pula, led by the photographer Danilo Dragosavac.

The flag is in proportions 1:2, yellow, with the coat of arms, offest towards the canton.

Željko Heimer, 26 December 2004


Coat of arms of Ližnjan

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Ližnjan - Image by Željko Heimer, 26 December 2004

The coat of arms is "Azure a broom branch or".
The Spanish broom (Spartium junceum L.), called locally brnistra or žuka, blossoms from April to July in the Ližnjan coast.

Željko Heimer, 26 December 2004


Former coat of arms of Ližnjan

[Municipality coat of arms]

Former coat of arms of Ližnjan - Image by Željko Heimer, 26 August 2004

Before the adoption of its official symbols, the municipality used an emblem in a shield shape, quartered by a cross or, argent, gules, azure and vert. The shield is crowned with a yellow crown.

Željko Heimer, 26 August 2004