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Międzyrzecz County (Polish: powiat międzyrzecki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Lubusz Voivodeship, western Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998.
The former flag (below) of Międzyrzecz County is no longer valid. Alone the Międzyrzecz County Council had adopted this flag on August 27, 2008. The Heraldry Commission had criticized the old design. It criticized the oblique stripes with the stars. On September 29,2010 new symbols of Międzyrzecz County were adopted, which received a positive approval of the Heraldic Commission. Jens Pattke, 24 Oct 2010
Source: Gazeta Lubuska on September 30,2010
Adopted on August 27, 2008 (resolution# XXI/160/08)
"Arms: on the Spanish-style shield, divided in slant into two parts, on the upper field (red) there is an white eagle of the Wielkopolska (Great Poland) Princes with a gold ring on its tail, gold beak and talons. On the lower part of the shield (silver - white) there are two slanted green bands with three white six-pointed stars on each green band.
Flag: a rectangular piece of cloth in the ratio of 5:8, composed of three horizontal triangular wedges in the sequence from the top: red, white and green.
On the white triangle, the Arms of the county are placed."
Sources: http://www.miedzyrzecz.starostwo.bip.net.pl/?a=3482 , law, flag, banner, arms.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Oct 2008
images by Chrystian Kretowicz, 9 Oct 2008