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Chkhorotsku (Municipality, Georgia)


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Flag and arms of Chkhorotsku - Images by The State Council of Heraldry at the Parliament of Georgia, 23 February 2012

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Presentation of Chkhorotsku

The municipality of Chkhorotsku (30,124 inhabitants in 2002, 5,900 in the town proper) is located in western Georgia.

Ivan Sache, 31 May 2012

Flag of Chkhorotsku

The flag and arms of Chkhorotsku are prescribed by Decree No. 40, adopted on 22 July 2011 by the Municipal Council.

The flag of Chkhorotsku is blue with nine thin yellow diagonal stripes.
The flag is a simplified banner of the municipal arms, which are "Azure nine bends wavy or cantonned by a Golden Fleece and three bees, 1 + 2, all or. The shield surmounted by a three-towered mural crown argent fimbriated sable. Under the shield a scroll argent fimbriated sable charged with the name of the town in Georgian capital letters sable."
The nine wavy bends make the arms canting, the name of the place meaning "Nine Springs".
[State Council of Heraldry at the Parliament of Georgia]

Ivan Sache, 31 May 2012