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Gornja Stubica (Krapina-Zagorje County, Croatia)

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by Zeljko Heimer, 8 December 2002

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Ccommunity from Krapina-Zagorje County - Gornja Stubica. The coat of arms and the flag is adopted some time around 1999 presumably, since it they are already described in 2002 Statutes: Statut Opcine Gornja Stubica, 13.03.2002. Službeni glasnik Krapinsko- zagorske županije, 11/94, 4/01 i ?/02, Opcina Gornja Stubica, <> 10.10.2002.
The coat of arms is silver on a green hill inflamed red a golden crown - bull's muzzle. The flag is light blue with the coat of arms bordered yellow in the middle. Ratio 1:2.
Ceremonial flag is shown on the web-site. It's vertically hoisted blue banner with the coat of arms in the middle, above it in three arcs the name of the community and below two linden branches, all bordered golden.
The simple crown inflamed symbolize the leader of the peasant's uprising of 1573, Matija Gubec. The uprising was the largest in this part of Europe and included serfs from Northern Croatia and Slovenia. Its center was in Gornja Stubica near by an impresive, still standing linden tree. A simple iron crown as that in the coat of arms heated to shining was used in torture when Gubec was put to death after his capturing. The linden branch in the ceremonial flag are similar to those used in the ceremonial flag of the County (as well as in some other ceremonial flags in the region) and also reffer to the great linden tree in Gornja Stubica.
Zeljko Heimer, 8 December 2002

Ceremonial Flag

by Zeljko Heimer, 8 December 2002

Coat of Arms

by Zeljko Heimer, 8 December 2002