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Flag of Martinska Ves, horizontal and vertical versions - Images by Željko Heimer, 19 November 2011
The municipality of Martinska Ves is located just north of Sisak. It counts 4,000 inhabitants, most in the village of Strelečko (about 500); the seat of the municipality administration is in the village of Desna Martinska Ves, with just under 400 inhabitants.
Željko Heimer, 18 March 2008
The symbols of Martinska Ves are prescribed by Decision Odluka o utvrđivanju grba i zastave Općine Martinska Ves, adopted on 24 October 1994 by the Municipality Assembly and published on 3 November 1994 in the County official gazette Slućbeni glasnik #x017D;upanije Sisačko-moslavačke, No. 15.
The flag is described in Article 8 of the Decision, as follows:
The flag of the Municipality of Martinska Ves is composed of three colours: red, white and blue, with the coat of arms of the Municipality. The ratio of the flag's width to its length is 1:2. On the white background of the flag, along its middle runs a horizontal blue stripe, in width one third of the flag's width. In the second fifth of the flag's length from the left, the blue stripe is vertically cut by a red stripe of the same width.
In the crossing of the red and blue stripes is the coat of arms of the Municipality, its size matching the width of the stripes.
Vertical hoisting (photo) is described in Article 11 of the Decision, as follows:
If the flag of the Municipality of Martinska Ves is displayed on a table, a stand, above a street or a square in vertical position, the coat of arms rotation is appropriate.
Željko Heimer & Dov Gutterman, 19 November 2011
Coat of arms of Martinska Ves - Image by Željko Heimer, 19 November 2011
The coat of arms is described in Article 5 of the Decision, as follows:
The coat of arms of the Municipality of Martinska Ves is in a shield shape that has in its top right and left corner a volute, and the bottom part ending in a point. The shield is divided by a golden line in three differently coloured areas. The top field has on a light blue background the drawing of the parish church of St. Martin in Martinska Ves. The bottom filed is divided into two unequal parts, the top two thirds are green with a figure of a goose turned to the left, and the bottom third is dark blue.
Željko Heimer, 19 November 2011