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Leszno: horizontal yellow-red with the coat of arms in the middle.
Pascal Vagnat, 19 May 1999
Leszno is in Leszno county. German: Lissa; c. 60 km SSW Poznan; settled
by Moravians in the 16th century; became city in 1547. Center of Moravians
in poland in 17th century; residence of Comenius; burned by Poles 1656
in war with Sweden; ceded to Prussia 1793; returned to Poland 1919.
Gunnar Staack, 14 Oct 2000.