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Miercurea-Ciuc (Romania, Harghita)

Municipiul Miercurea-Ciuc - Csíkszereda Megyei Jogú Város

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The municipality of Miercurea-Ciuc is situated in the Eastern part of Transylvania, in the central zone of the Ciucurilor Depression being rounded by the volcanic mountain range of the Harghita and Ciuc Mountains at the crossing of the roads which pass through the Carpathian Passes of Vlăhiţa (Tolvajos) and Ghimes. The municipality is situated on the terraces of the Olt River, at the foot of the Sumuleu Mare Mountain (1033 m above sea level). The altitude of the town is between 655 and 730 m above sea level. Geographical coordinates: lat.: 46° 21' N, long.: 25° 48' E.
Source: researched by: Dov Gutterman, 31 December 1998

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Csíkszereda, Csík Co.".
István Molnár, 14 December 2000

White with a red horizontal stripe (wide 2/7th of the hoist), two blue five-petal flowers (forget-me-nots) on the upper white area, one on the lower.
António Martins, 27 February 2001

Coat of Arms

[coat of arms] researched by Jarig Bakker recoloured by István Molnár, 10 November 2001.