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Laško (Municipality, Slovenia)

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Municipal flag of Laško - Images by Željko Heimer, 26 June 2005
Left: Following the description in the official Decision
Right: As seen hoisted in Laško, June 2004

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Municipal flag of Laško

The municipality of Laško, mostly known for its beer brewery, officially adopted its coat of arms and flag only in 1998, even if these symbols had been used long before that, and well known outside Laško, especially due to the beer caps.

The coat of arms and flag of Laško are prescribed by Decision Odlok o zastavi in grbu Občine Laško (text, no image shown), adopted on 6 May 1998 and published on 22 May 1998 in the official Slovene gazette Uradni list Republike Slovenije, 39/1998.

The flag, which is always hoisted vertically, is a banner of the municipal arms, with the name of the municipality in base, written in Times New Roman font. The proportions of the flag are 74:180 (~2:5), with the top of the fleurs-de-lis being 54 units from the top of the and their bottom 51 units from the bottom of the flag.
In base of the flag is the inscription "Laško" in Times New Roman font, in size of 13 units, distance from bottom 7.5 units, from both sides 13 units. The whole flag is bordered with silver.

The colour specifications are given according to the scale used by the Cinkarna Celje factory:
- Cyan: SCC 47 20.1%;
- Basic blue: SCC 43 44.6%;
- White: C 343 transparent white 29.1%;
- White: C 345 opaque white 1.6%;
- Black: SCC 88 4.6%.

The flags in use in Laško are slightly different from the direct reading of the Decision (or my interpretation of the Decision is not completely correct).

Željko Heimer, 26 June 2010

Coat of arms of Laško

[Coat of arms of Lasko]

Coat of arms of Laško - Image by Željko Heimer, 21 September 2003

As shown on the municipal website, the coat of arms of Laško is "Azure three fleurs-de-lis argent".
The Decision gives precise measurements of the position of the fleurs-de-lis in the shield, as well as the shield proportions, 100:130. The centers of the fleur-de-lis are in the point of an isosceles triangle 49 units in base and 59 units of the two sides, the size of a fleur-de-lis is 44:58, distance from upper and lower edges is 9 units, and 4.2 from sides. The outline of the coat of arms is black, 1 unit wide.

Željko Heimer, 21 September 2003