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Umag (Town, Istria County, Croatia)

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[Town flag]

Flag of Umag - Image by Željko Heimer, 27 February 2004


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Presentation of Umag

Umag (Italian, Umago) is located in the north-western end of Istria. Population is about 13,000 inhabitants, almost 8,000 of them living in the town itself. Umag was granted the Municipality Status in 1992, which was upgraded in 1997 to the Town Status.

Željko Heimer, 27 February 2004


Flag of Umag

The symbols of Umag are described in the Town Statutes Statut Grada Umaga, adopted on 4 December 2001 by the Town Assembly and published in the Town official gazette Službene novine Grada Umaga.
This was repeated in the current Town Statutes Statut Grada Umaga, adopted on 17 August 2009 by the Town Assembly and published on 19 August 2009 in Službene novine Grada Umaga, No. 9.

The flag, in proportions 1:2, is described as "turquoise", with the coat of arms in the middle.

Željko Heimer, 5 September 2009


Coat of arms of Umag

[Town coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Umag - Image by Željko Heimer, 27 February 2004

The coat of arms is historical, "Azure a lion or standing atop two towers argent issuing from a wavy sea in base". The coat of arms is bordered with a white border in the modern representations.

Željko Heimer, 27 February 2004


Former flag of Umag

[Town coat of arms]         [Town coat of arms]

Former flag of Umag, horizontal and vertical versions - Images by Željko Heimer, 27 February 2004

The former flag was basically the same as the current one, but bordered golden and with the coat of arms is set towards the hoist, or to the top in the vertical version. These flag was still frequently used in 2003.

Željko Heimer & Tomislav Šipek, 27 February 2004