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Novigrad (Town, Istria County, Croatia)

Cittanova

Last modified: 2011-11-11 by ivan sache
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Flag of Novigrad - Image by Željko Heimer, 9 January 2005


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Presentation of Novigrad

Novigrad (Italian, Cittanova) is located 60 km north-west of Pula, at the mouth of the Mirna river into the Adriatic.

Željko Heimer, 20 February 2004


Flag of Novigrad

The symbols of Novigrad are described in the Town Statutes Statut Grada Novgrada / Statuto della Cittá di Cittanova (text), adopted on 5 October 2001 by the Town Assembly and published in the Town official gazette Službene novine Grada Novigrada / Bollettino ufficiale della Cittá di Cittanova, No. 11.
This is repeated in the current Town Statutes Statut Grada Novgrada - Cittanova, adopted on 21 July 2009 by the Town Assembly and published in Službene novine Grada Novigrada / Bollettino ufficiale della Cittá di Cittanova, No. 5 (text).

The flag is described in Article 10 of the Town Statutes as "white with the coat of arms of Novigrad in the centre of it, so that the crossing point of the St. Andrew's cross matches the crossing point of the flag's diagonals. The ratio of the width to the length of the flag is 1:2".

Željko Heimer & Tomislav Šipek, 13 January 2011


Coat of arms of Novigrad

[Town coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Novigrad - Image by Željko Heimer, 2 January 2005

The coat of arms is described in Article 9 of the Town Statutes as "the historical coat of arms, shield-shaped colored silver inscribed with a cross of St. Andrew colored red".
Stone carvings with the coat of arms of Novigrad are preserved from at least the 14th century; since, at least, the early 17th century, the cross is consistently a saltire throughout.

Željko Heimer & Tomislav Šipek, 5 September 2009


Former coat of arms of Novigrad

[Town coat of arms]

Former coat of arms of Novigrad - Image by Željko Heimer, 2 January 2005

In the 1980s, Novigrad used a coat of arms with a concave top and a blue field.

Željko Heimer, 9 January 2005