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Olexandrivka District (Kirovograd , Ukraine)

Olexandrivs'kiy rayon

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Олександрівський район

image by Ivan Sache, 8 May 2006

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The Flag

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at 2001. The rectangular panel with a ratio of the sides as 2:3 is divided vertically into two equal parts green (from a staff) and yellow colors, in a green half is white head of a deer."
Dov Gutterman, 21 January 2003

Coat of Arms

image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at 2001. The shield per fess embatted by the vert and or. In the first part is argent head of a deer, in the second part are two azure sickles with gules handles from top to bottom, inverted by edges one to another. The authors are V.Biloshapka, V.Lysenko, I.Lysenko. The board per fess on two parts as the territory of area was always crossed by a line of border. The forest-steppe here borders on steppe, there were borders of the Kyivs'ka Rus' and the Wild Field, Poland and Crimean khanat, Poland and Russia. The area was generated from territories of two regions - Olexandivs'kyi and Elysavethradkivs'kyi. The argent head of a deer means the name of area which occurs from the name of an administrative centre of Olexandrivka a figure of a deer having in the arms. Sickles are symbol of agriculture, have been represented on the arms of the Olexandria district to which the southern part of area once belonged. The board is crowned by the crown, merlons of it are formed by viburnum berries and leaves, and decorated with a wheaten ear, sunflowers, and oak leaves which are twisted with a dark blue tape with the or motto "TOGETHER TO GENERAL WELFARE"."
Dov Gutterman, 21 January 2003