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Hrvace (Municipality, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia)

Last modified: 2011-08-20 by ivan sache
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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Hrvace - Image by Željko Heimer, 18 September 2009

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Presentation of Hrvace

Hrvace is located about 50 km north of Split, between the towns of Sinj and Knin, in the Cetina valley. The municipality consists of 11 villages with over 4,100 inhabitants. The largest, after which the community is named has over 1,600 inhabitants and has a long history, mentioned already in the 15th century in king Matthias Corvinus' documents, while its name is, obviously, a variant of the Croat national name. In the territory of the municipality is the Peruca dam with the largest hydroelectric plant in Croatia and a man-made lake behind it.

Željko Heimer, 26 May 2008

Flag of Hrvace

The symbols of Hrvace were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka, and approved by the Ministry of Administration / Central State Office for Administration before 2006.

The flag is in proportions 1:2, blue with the coat of arms, bordered yellow, in the middle.

Željko Heimer, 18 September 2009

Coat of arms of Hrvace

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Hrvace - Image by Željko Heimer, 26 May 2008

The coat of arms is "Azure a bird holding a vine branch with a bunch of grapes and a leaf standing on a peka dish all or".
A peka is a kind of cutlery ironware used for preparing food set under it and then covered with inflamed ashes, being a traditional culinary method in the region.

Željko Heimer, 26 May 2008

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