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Shipkovica (Municipality, Macedonia)

Last modified: 2002-12-28 by ivan sache
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[Flag of Shipkovica]by Ivan Sache

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Description of the flag

1:2 red flag with a black device in the middle. The device is made of one broad vertical stripe and three narrower horizontal stripes equally spaced.

Source: Ministry of Local Self-Government website

Ivan Sache, 18 February 2002

Shipkovica is a town of c. 2,500 inhabitants, located c. 10 km north-west of Tetovo in north-western Macedonia. This region has large Albanian population, and the flag design proves it. However, the three-points might suggest cypher of the Cyrillic letter sh (looking like E rotated 90 degrees).

There is an other place with the same name in the high mountains of central Macedonia.

Zeljko Heimer, 18 February 2002