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Nagykanizsa (Hungary)

Nagykanizsa Megyei Jogú Város

Last modified: 2011-02-04 by zoltan horvath
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Overview

Nagykanizsa is a medium-sized city in Zala County in southwestern Hungary. It lies not far from Lake Balaton at the meeting point of five routes.
For centuries the town has been a connecting link. Goods from Slovenia were transported to Graz via Nagykanizsa, and the town played
an important role in the trade from the Adriatic Sea to the Alpine region, Vienna, and Budapest.
Zoltan Horvath, 15 July 2010


The Flag

At http://www.nagykanizsa.hu/onkorm/rendeletek/rendelet_a_jelkepekrol.html, there is Res. No. /1999. (I.26.) of the Council of the City about its flag and CoA which changed the original Res. No. 2/1990. (VI.14.) of the Soviet of the town. The flag is vertically divided red-silver with the Coat of Arms.
István Molnár, 6 March 2002

Its flag is red and white with coat of arms in the center, and name under it. The regulation writes about vertical variant only, but it is used as horizontal version as well. No ratio is given, but based on image, it seems to be 2:3. Regulation of coat of arms and flag: www.nagykanizsa.hu
Image of flag: www.nagykanizsavarosnapja.hu (Flag hoisted on column in the background, next to Hungarian flag.)
Zoltan Horvath, 15 July 2010


Vertical Flag

image by Zoltan Horvath, 15 July 2010


Historical Flag

image by Antonio Martins, 28 February 2001

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Nagykanizsa, Zala Co.".
István Molnár, 20 October 2000

White and red horizontal diband.
Antonio Martins, 28 February 2001


1974-1989 Flag

image by Istvan Molnar

Source: A magyar varosok cimerei (Coats of Arms of the Hungarian cities and towns); 1975


Coat of Arms


from http://www.nagykanizsa.hu/kiscimer.jpg, located by Istvan Molnar

Decription of its coat of arms: www.nemzetijelkepek.hu
Zoltan Horvath, 15 July 2010