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Plesná town, Czech Republic

Cheb okres, Karlovy Vary region

Last modified: 2009-08-15 by jarig bakker
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[Plesná town flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 27 Jun 2008
adopted 31 May 2005 See also:

Plesná town flag

Image after Petr Exner's Vexilologický Lexikon vlajky obcí CR (2005): Plesná town, Cheb okres, Karlovy Vary region - flag adopted 31 May 2005.
Flagdescription: quartered red and yellow; the hoist = 1/2 fly; at separation of hoist and fly a hoistdiagonally placed black anchor, surmounted by a white cogwheel charged with a bee in natural colors.
Homepage: with Coat of Arms identical to (hoist of ) flag; in leftbottom (= dexter) corner "1900" added in black.
The town of Plesná is located straight on Czechia's western border. There are written documents from 1185 of the village being presented as a property of the Waldsassen monastery. That time, it was an agricultural settlement that had started in the 18th century to develop to an important textile production centre. The textile industry substantially damped out whereas the branche of porcelain decorations was flourishing.
Source: this webpage.
Jarig Bakker, 27 Jun 2008

Plesná town Coat of Arms

[Plesná town Coat of Arms] image by Jarig Bakker, 27 Jun 2008