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Podcrkavlje (Municipality, Brod-Posavina County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Podcrkavlje - Image by Željko Heimer, 28 May 2008


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Presentation of Podcrkavlje

Podcrkavlje is located some 10 km north of Slavonski Brod along the Zagreb-Brod highway. Population is about 2,700 with about 2,000 in the village of the same name.

Željko Heimer, 8 June 2007


Flag of Podcrkavlje

The symbols of Podcrkavlje are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 23 April 1998 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 15 May 1998 in the County official gazette Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 4.

The symbols of Podcrkavlje are described in the Municipal Statutes Statut općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 22 December 2005 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 23 December 2005 in Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 22, repeating the Municipal Statutes Statut općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 26 September 2001 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 31 October 2001 in Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 10, and the Statutory Amendment Odluka o izmjenama i dopunama Statuta općine Podcrkavlje, adopted on 18 June 1998 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 24 July 1998 in Službeni vjesnik Brodsko-posavske županije, No. 5. The amended Article 5 mentions both the coat of ars and the flag, while retaining the general determination that the symbols shall be prescribed by a separate Decision.

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.

The flag is in proportions 1:2, dark red (bordeaux) with the coat of arms, bordered yellow, in the middle.

Željko Heimer, 24 August 2011


Coat of arms of Podcrkavlje

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Podcrkavlje - Image by Željko Heimer, 28 May 2008

The coat of arms (Likovna rješenja slućbenih grbova odobrena od Ministarstva uprave a na temelju pozitivne ocjene od Povjerenstva za odobrenje grba i zastave poster, Heraldic art d.o.o., 2006) is "Gules in the base a masoned lime kiln with semi-circular doors with flame or issuant and in the chief two arrows argent in saltire with arrowheads downwards".
This must represent the traditional industry of Podcrkavlje, lime production.

Željko Heimer, 28 May 2008