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Nicopol' (Dnepropetrovs'k Oblast, Ukraine)

Last modified: 2001-11-30 by dov gutterman
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from Ukrainian Heraldry site



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The Gonfalon

From Ukrainian Heraldry site:
On the 28th of November 2000, town council session by decision 12-17/?? ??? has confirmed a gonfalon: in a square blue panel on the interception of 1/3 conditional vertical and horizontal parties is the yellow Cossack-rider with a sabre, raised in a right hand. The figure of the Cossack lacerates two white engrailed horizontal bands. Above rider and in the lower part of gonfalon are seven eight-radial stars, middle of them is yellow, the others are white.
Dov Gutterman, 18 November 2001


Coat of Arms


from Ukrainian Heraldry site

From Ukrainian Heraldry site:
On the 28th of November 2000 town council session by decision 12-17/?? ??? has confirmed a modern emblem: in an azure field is or Cossack-rider on an or horse with a sabre in a right hand raised above a head. Rider rushes in the dextral party above two argent engrailed bands. Above rider and lower than horizontal bands are or eight-radial aster. Near it are three argent stars in each side. Each following is smaller size from precursor. A shield enframed by an argent cartouche and crowned by argent urban crown with three prongs. In mid-range is asymmetric map of parchment with the wrapped up edges, where till a left-hand side from the spectator is mace, and till the dextral party is bunchuk. In the cartouche bottom is anchor. The colour of the shield symbolizes an accuracy, fairness, faultlessness, celestial dawn, water alones and stay in an atmosphere of Jove. Or means force. The author is V.Zhyvoglyad.
Dov Gutterman, 18 November 2001


The City

The Nicopol' city is known still ?VII century. On this territiry existed Mykytyns'ka Zaporoz'ka Sich - one of seven. In 1780, after destruction Zaporoz'ka Sich by the Russian empire, it was renamed into city Nicopol'.
Dov Gutterman, 18 November 2001






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