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Zagan county (Poland)

Lubuskie vojvodship

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Szprotawa  flag

[Szprotawa flag] by Pascal Gross, 20 August 1999, after image from this site.

Szprotawa: formerly in the Zielona Góra region (now Lubuskian), a city since around 1251, a vassal of the Czech kingdom since 1331 and part of Austria since 1526, annexed by Prussia in 1742. In Poland since WW2. ca. 13500 inhabitants.
Gwidon S. Naskrent, 6 Sept 2000

Szprotawa Coat of Arms

[Szprotawa CoA] image from this site.

Żagań flag

[Zagan flag] image from this site, reported by Jarig Bakker, 4 Sept 2000

Żagań - Municipal Commune - area 39.98 km2 - is located in Żagań county in the south-western part of Poland. German name: Sagan. Legends have it that Żagań was founded in the year 700 by Princes Żaganna from the family of Krokus, Wanda's daughter. During World War II there was POW camp Stalag VIII C, Stalag Luft 3. In March 24/25, 1994 was the famous escape of airmen from POW camp Luft 3. Population (2000) 28.140.
Jarig Bakker, 4 Sept 2000

Żagań CoA

[Zagan Coat of Arms] image from this site, reported by Jarig Bakker, 4 Sept 2000

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