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Martin city, Slovakia

Martin okres, Zilina region

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Martin new flag

[Martin new flag] by Gunnar Staack, 29 Aug 2002

New image according to the "HERALDICKÝ REGISTER SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKY" Volume I and II, Bratislava: Ministry of Interior.2001/02
Gunnar Staack, 29 Aug 2002

Martin Banner of Arms (Znaková zástava mesta Martin)

[Martin Banner of Arms] From: the Martin website.

Martin long flag (Zástava mesta Martin)

[Martin long flag] From: the Martin website.

Martin short flag (Krátka zástava mesta Martin)

[Martin short flag] From: the Martin website.

Martin hanging flag (Koruhva mesta Martin)

[Martin hanging flag] From: the Martin website.

Martin city banner (Kombinovaná /veľká/ koruhva mesta Martin)

[Martin city banner] From: the Martin website.

Martin mayor's flag (Štandarda primátora mesta Martin)

[Martin mayor's flag] From: the Martin website.

Martin long city flag (Kombinovaná /veľká/ zástava mesta Martin)

[Martin long city flag] From: the Martin website.

Martin flag

[Martin flag] submitted through Rob Raeside, 23 July 1999

Martin (till 1948 Turciansky Sväty Martin, in Hungarian: Turócszentmárton, in German: Thurocz Sankt Martin) has 58.393 inhabitants (1990 census). Between 1920-1990 the villages Jahodníky, Košúty, Priekopa, Tomcany, and Záturciewere were absorbed by the town. The town was the capital of Turóc (Slovakian: Turiec) County of Hungary till 1918/1920 (Declaration of Martin). 1920-1938  Czechoslovakian, 1939-1945 Slovakian, and 1945-1992 Czechoslovakian. The town was founded by King Béla IV around 1250. In 1284 it was called "villa Sancti Martini". The town got its name from the patron saint of the church. The town became the cultural, political center of the Slovakians in Hungary in the last century. In this city was founded the Matica Slovenská - Mother of Slovakian Culture Association in 1861. This town was the site of the Declaration of Martin, which declared the secession of the Slovakians from the Kingdom of Hungary and the Union with the Czechs on 30 October 1918.
István Molnár, 7 July 2000

Martin 1979 flag

[Martin 1979 flag] by Jan Kravcik, 15 June 2000

This is the flag of the city as used in 1979.
Source: 'Klíc k našim mestum' by Karel Liška and Ludvík Mucha, Práce (ed), Prague, 1979
Jan Kravcik, 15 June 1979 

Martin Coat of Arms

Martin CoA From: the Martin website.