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Cherkasy County (Ukraine)

Cherkas'ka Oblast'

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Черкаська область - Черкаси

by Mello Luchtenberg and Valery M. Napytkin, 19 November 2000

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Cities directly under the oblast / Місто обласного значення

  1. Cherkasy (Черкаси)
  2. Kaniv (Канів)
  3. Smila (Сміла)
  4. Uman' (Умань)
  5. Vatutine (Ватутіне)
  6. Zolotonosha (Золотоноша)

Districts (Rayon) and cities within them:

Note: When there is no district flag, link will lead to its capital's flag

  1. Gorodyshche/Horodyshche (Городище)
  2. Drabov (Драбов)
  3. Zhashkiv (Жашків)
  4. Zvenigorodka/Zvenihorodka (Звенигородка)
  5. Zolotonosha (Золотоноша)
  6. Kamyanka (Кам'янка)
  7. Kaniv (Канів)
  8. Katerynopol' (Катеринополь)
  9. Korsun'-Shevchenkivsky (Корсунь-Шевченків)
  10. Lysyanka (Лисянка)
  11. Man'kivka (Маньківка)
  12. Monastyrysche (Монастирище)
  13. Smila (Сміла)
  14. Tal'ne (Тальне)
  15. Uman' (Умань)
  16. Khrystynivka (Христинівка)
  17. Cherkasy (Черкаси)
  18. Chornobay (Чорнобай)
  19. Chygyryn/Chyhyryn (Чигирин)
  20. Shpola (Шпола)

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Soviet era name: Cherkassy.
Antonio Martins , 10 July 1999

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The flag was approved by the solution of regional council No. 15-3 from 29 January 1998. A rectangular panel, with a ratio of width of a panel to its length 2:3, has a blue colour, which one symbolizes a celestial altitude, advantage. On center of a panel the two-sided image of the arms is located. Edges of three parties of a panel framed yellow border."
The autors are Olexandra and Mykola Telizhenko.
Dov Gutterman, 20 November 2000

From <>:
"rectangular panel of dark blue colour which symbolizes heavenly height, dignity. In the centre of the cloth the bilateral image of the arms is placed. The edges of three sides of the cloth are framed with a yellow fringe, in the top part of which two cords accordingly dark blue and yellow with a bit of golden colour are fixed. The parity of width of the cloth to its length is 2:3.
Authors of the coat of arms and the flag are Aleksandra and Mykolay Telizhenky."
Dov Gutterman, 23 November 2005

Coat of Arms

from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The Coat of Arms was approved by the solution of regional council No. 15-3 from 29 January 1998. In an azure field is round or solar disk. Around of the solar disk are three wheat ears in dynamic motion behind a current of traffic of the Sun are located. Three ears, which one complete of a caulis, prolonging their motion, derivate triune crown around of the solar disk. The solar disk and also or colour are a character of a space light, bravery and force; azure colour means character of water, Dnipro(Dnieper)-Slavuta.
Three ears in dynamic idea of earth life, progressive forward motion and advance. The large arms consists of the small arms and cartouche. In cartouche bottom are crossed sabre and mace. The edges of mid-ranges cartouche on the parties of the small arms complete laurel garlands. In the middle of a top is the graphics image of Taras Shevtshenko. Around of a shield with a portrait are the branches of an oak with leafage. Tne mace and and sabre symbolize kossaks. A laurel is a character of glory. Viburnum is most widespread vegetative character - spokesman of the Ukrainian mentality. The Taras Shevtshenko is a glory of ukrainian poetry. The autors are Olexandra and Mykola Telizhenko."
Dov Gutterman, 20 November 2000

The face on the top of Coat of Arms of Cerkassy Region (oblast) is a famous ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko (born in 1814).
Victor Lomantsov, 20 November 2000