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by Ivan Sarajcic
The flag of municipality of Topola was designed after the banners of the dukes from First Serbian Uprising. The two baroque-style frames contain:
Ivan Sarajcic 6 June 1999
The First Serb Uprising took place 1804-1813, and Topola is the place where Karadjordje lived and from where he led the uprising. Karadjordje's mausoleum is in Topola (St. George's Church, Oplenac). The choice of the flag of Karagjorgje's "troops" is, therefore, appropriate for the municipality.
Zeljko Heimer 14 June 1999