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Tisovec city (Slovakia)
Rimavská Sobota okres, Banská Bystrica region
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submitted through Rob Raeside, 5 Aug 1999
adopted 20 Nov 1991
Images based on the Heraldický Register Slovenskej Republiky I, 2000
- Tisovec, Rožňava district, Košice region - adopted 20 Nov 1991.
Tisovec - the small town situated at the Rimava river bank. The name
was acquired by the yew-tree ("tis") which occured here in a great
amount in the past. The first written mention of Tisovec originates from
the year 1334 from a pergamen of the Hungarian king Carl Robert, issued
at Vyšehrad the 26th of June. Tisovec is situated in the northern part
of the Rimavská Sobota district. The town counts 4500 inhabitants.
Jarig Bakker, 30 Dec 2000
Tisovec Coat of Arms
from http://www.tatrahome.sk/revue/erby/ . (!Link does not work any more!)
- the lady is the Virgin Mary.