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Tinjan (Municipality, Istria County, Croatia)

Antignana

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Tinjan - Image by Željko Heimer, 12 December 2011


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Presentation of Tinjan

Tinjan (Italian, Antignana) is located in the Draga valley, about 50 km north of Pula and 10 km south-west of Pazin. It has 1,770 inhabitants according to the 2001 census, 396 in the village of Tinjan proper.

Željko Heimer, 15 August 2006


Flag of Tinjan

The symbols of Tinjan are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Tinjan, adopted on 28 July 1995 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 19 September 1995 in the Town of Pažin official gazette Službene novine Grada Pažina, No. 10 (text).

The symbols were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka.

The flag (photo) is described in Article 7 of the Decision:

The flag of the Municipality of Tinjan is rectangular in shape, coloured blue, in ratio of length and width 2:1, just as the state flag, and it is made of cotton or polyester material.
In the middle of the flag, at the crossing point of the diagonals, there is the coat of arms of the Municipality of Tinjan as described in Article 4 of this Decision. The coat of arms measures 2/3 of the flag's height and it is edged with an ornamental ribbon coloured golden.

Željko Heimer, Tomislav Šipek & , 22 June 2012


Coat of arms of Tinjan

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Tinjan - Image by Željko Heimer, 23 August 2006

The coat of arms is described in Article 4 of the Decision:

The coat of arms of the Municipality of Tinjan has the shape of a stylized, triangular, heart-shaped shield with light blue field. In the bottom part of the shield, on a green base, there is a wall coloured silver (white), above its central part a three-floored tower is raising, also coloured silver (white). The roof crenellations of the tower point downwards. At each floor of the tower on the sides (symmetrically) there are two black windows, and at the second floor in the centre of the tower, there are black doors with a semicircular arch.

This is based on the historical coat of arms. There are no embattlements on the tower but consoles.

Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 22 June 2012


Ceremonial flag of Tinjan

The ceremonial lfag is described in Article 10 of the Decision:

Beside the flag determined in Article 7 of this Decision, the Municipality of Tinjan also has a ceremonial flag to be used only in ceremonious occasions.
The ceremonial flag from Line 1 of this Article is equal to the flag from Article 7 of the Decision, except that its blue field is made of silk, and the coat of arms of laminated material of appropriate colours, in accordance with this Decision.

Željko Heimer & Marko Vitez, 22 June 2012


Early reported flag of Tinjan

[Municipality flag]

Vertical flag of Tinjan - Image by Željko Heimer, 23 August 2006

The flag (photo, no longer online) is in proportions 2:1 (vertical), very pale blue with the coat of arms, bordered yellow, in the lower half of the flag.

Željko Heimer, 23 August 2006