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Zhovkva (Lviv, Ukraine)

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Жовква

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image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry



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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at September, 2d, 1997 by the decision N7 of VIII city council session of II convocation. A square yellow panel with two diagonal and one vertical dark blue strips (the width of a strip is equal to 1/5 parties of the gonfalone). In the center of crossing is the board with the city arms. Strips specify the initial letter of the city name. The author is A.Grechylo. A.Grechylo, "Ukrainian city and village arms and flags", part 1."
Dov Gutterman, 26 March 2005


Coat of Arms


image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at September, 2d, 1997 by the decision N7 of VIII city council session of II convocation. The modern coat of arms: in a or field there is Saint Ivan, keeping in the right hand a or cup, in the left - a sable snake. Clothes are dark blue, the cloak is gules."
Dov Gutterman, 26 March 2005

The saint on the coat of arms must be St.John the Evangelist, also depicted with a golden bowl and snake on the coat of arms of Krsko (Slovenia).
Ivan Sache, 30 March 2005


The Town

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The first mention refers to 1368.Magdeburg Right was given in 1603."
Dov Gutterman, 26 March 2005