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Leszno city (Poland)

Leszno county, Wielkopolskie vojvodship

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Leszno city and commune flag

[Leszno flag] by Gunnar Staack, 14 Oct 2000.

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.

Leszno CoA

[Leszno coat of arms] image from this website, located by by Gunnar Staack, 14 Oct 2000.