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Trencín city, Slovakia

Trencin okres, Trencin region

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Trenčín city flag

Trencín flag submitted through Rob Raeside, 6 Aug 1999

Trenčín (Hungarian: Trencsén, German: Trentschin) has 56.828 inhabitants (1990 census). In 1910 7805 inhabitants (47,1% Slovakian, 38,4% Hungarian and 11,9% German). The town was the capital of Trencsén (Slovakian: Trenčín) County of Hungary till 1918/1920 (Declaration of Martin). 1920-1938 in Czechoslovakia, 1939-1945 in Slovakia, and 1945-1992 in Czechoslovakia. In the end of the 11th century it became the county-seat, in 1111: town, in 1405: Free Royal City. City Tower, churches, Trenčín Fort on the Castle Hill. Built 12th-17th century. The first mentioned Hungarian Royal Fort in 1069.
István Molnár, 20 Jun 2000

Trenčín long flag (zastava)

[Trencín long flag] from this website, located by Jarig Bakker, 7 Aug 2002

Trenčín Banner of Arms

[Trencín BoA] from this website, located by Jarig Bakker, 7 Aug 2002

Trenčín Mayor's flag

[Trencín Mayor's flag] from this website, located by Jarig Bakker, 7 Aug 2002

Trenčín 1807 flag

[Trencín 1807 flag] by Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000

The flag from 1807. The slogan says 'ist hoc armatos donat cives Trenchinienses'. On the reverse side of the flag is depicted St. Franciscus Xaverius and the city view.
Jan Kravčík, 15 June 2000

Trenčín Coat of Arms

Trencín Coat of Arms from this website, located by Jarig Bakker, 7 Aug 2002

Trenčín's symbols

On the Trencín website the following text can be found:
Symbols of the Town
The Coat of Arms of the Town of Trencín represents a blue field in a shield, in which a silver [white] lambkin facing to the left can be found. It carries a quartered red and white flag on an ended golden [yellow] pole. A hexagram fixed to a golden [yellow] ribbon is above its head. The length to width ratio is 7:8.
The Seal of the Town is of a circular shape. The coat of arms of the town and the text "Mesto
Trencín" (the town of Trencín) in the lower part are shown in the seal.
The Flag of the Town consists of a quartered red and white field. It is of a rectangular shape, ended with a trimming spreading up to 1/3 of the flag length. The length to width ratio is 3:2.
The Pennant of the Town is made by changing the length and width, as well as by the way of
hanging it on a pole.
The Mayor's Banner is in the form of an armorial flag on which the coat of arms of the town
is projected onto a blue rectangle. The armorial flag is bordered with a margin of town colours - red, white and blue. The Mayor has the right to use the banner on festival occasions.
Jarig Bakker, 24 Apr 2000

This matches well with Slovakian COA map I refered to several times before. The flag matches the SK site showing all the COAs and flags. The COA shown there is slightly different, in that the flag carried by the lamb is white with red couped cross.
Zeljko Heimer, 24 Apr 2000

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