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Kolomiya (Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ukraine)

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from Ukrainian Heraldry web site

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From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at August, 7th, 2002 by the decision N58 of IV city council session of IV convocation. A rectangular blue panel with a parity of width to the length as 11:16, in the middle of it are two equal horizontal strips - red and black (the width of everyone is equal to 1/11 width of a flag). In the center is blue circle with a yellow border (diameter of it is equal to 5/11 of a flag width). In the circle is yellow eagle with the lifted wings, above a head of eagle is crown.
A.Grechylo, "Ukrainian city and village arms and flags", part 1.
The origin of the name comes from the stream Myia flowing into the Prut in the neighborhood of the town. The first mention refers to 1240. In 1395 it was given the Magdeburg Right."
Dov Gutterman, 26 March 2005

Coat of arms

from Ukrainian Heraldry web site

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at March, 22th, 1991 by the decision N77 of VI city council session of XXI convocation. The basis of it is a historical symbol. In an azure field you see an or circle ,an or or eagle with its wings open and an or crown in the form of a trident. The circle (Ukrainian "kolo") is a symbol of infinity and a legend about the name of the town. The or eagle symbolizes the fighters for freedom and independence of Ukraine. They are oprishki, marks men of Sich, soldiers of Ukrainian Insurgent Army. An azure color is a symbol of Carpathian highlands and the river Prut. The author is M.Dovirak."
Dov Gutterman,26 March 2005