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Olomouc city, Czech Republic

Olomouc okres, Olomouckı kraj

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Olomouc city flag

[Olomouc city flag] by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 15 May 2001

The Flag of the Town is a blue field with chequy Eagle displayed Argent and Gules, crowned and membered Or, langued Gules, taking the half of the lenght of the field, in the centre of field. Near the flagpole are yellow "maiuscule" letters S and Q, in the fly similar letters P and O, placed one below the other. Ratio of the field  is 2:3 (Public notice Nr.25/1996 - The City Statute, Article Nr. 6) - It is a banner of arms. I can confirm it, as I saw it above the main entrance to the City Hall.
Ale¹ Køi¾an, 4 Dec 2000

Olomouc (German: Olmütz) on Morava River, about 60 km northwest of Brno, has 104.000 inhabitants. Possibly originated as Roman fort; made bishopric 1063; ceded to Hungary 1478 and capital of Moravia until c. 1640. besieged by Prussians 1758; scene of Conference of Olmütz 1850, at which Prussia yielded to Austrian demands that she abstain from seeking leadership among German states.
Dov Gutterman, 22 Jan 1999

Olomouc CoA

[COA of Olomouce] Coat of Arms reported by Dov Gutterman, 22 Jan 1999 from this site.

Olomouc old flag

[Olomouce old flag] by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 29 Apr 2001, after image by Petr Exner

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