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Goričan (Municipality, Međimurje County, Croatia)

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[Municipality flag]

Flag of Goričan - Image by Željko Heimer, 15 July 2006

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Presentation of Goričan

Goričan is located 20 km east of Čakovec. Population is 3,150.
Today the place is best known as being the site of the most important border crossing towards Hungary, the new highway being also the main road toward most of Eastern Europe. The Hungarian side of the border crossing is Letenye.

Željko Heimer, 15 July 2006

Flag of Goričan

The symbols of Goričan are prescribed by Decision Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Goričan, adopted on 3 February 2006 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 4 February 2006 in the County official gazette Službeni glasnik Međimurske županije, No. 1.

The symbols were designed by the Heraldic Art d.o.o. company, from Rijeka.

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

Željko Heimer, 3 November 2007

Coat of arms of Goričan

[Municipality coat of arms]

Coat of arms of Goričan - Image by Željko Heimer, 15 July 2006

The coat of arms is "Gules a mount issuant from the base vert and in the chief argent three forget-me-not azure seeded or".
The arms are canting: the place name suggests it to be on a higher ground, here a hill.

Željko Heimer, 15 July 2006

Ceremonial flag of Goričan

[Ceremonial flag]

Ceremonial flag of Goričan - Image by Željko Heimer, 12 April 2009

The ceremonial flag, which is not mentioned in the Decision, is a light blue gonfalon ending triangularly and with a golden fringe with the coat of arms in the middle, above it golden inscription of the municipality name and below it a wheat and corn stalks.

Željko Heimer, 26 August 2006