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Flag of Bački Petrovac - Image by Jarig Bakker, 17 September 2004
According to the Hrvatska enciklopedija (1999), Bački Petrovac is a town in southern Bačka in Vojvodina. The city had 7,229 inhabitants in 1991. First mentioned in the XIVth century, Bački Petrovac is a Slovak cultural center (as Báčsky Petrovec), with a Slovak high school. The first Slovaks settled there in 1745. Bački Petrovac is a hop and sugar-beet production and processing center, with also building materials industry.
Željko Heimer, 17 September 2004
The flag and arms of Bački Petrovac are shown in the Heraldic Register of the Slovak Republic (II, 2001). The flag is swallow-tailed, horizontally divided blue-yellow-red-white-red-yellow-blue (2:1:1:2:1:1:2).
Jarig Bakker, 17 September 2004
Coat of arms of Bački Petrovac - Image by Jarig Bakker, 17 September 2004
The coat of arms of Bački Petrovac is blue with in the center a farmer in a white costume, a red vest, a yellow hat and yellow boots. In his right hand he holds a white scythe with a yellow handle. Below him is a yellow bread-shovel; left and right are plough-irons.
The arms seem to be based on a seal from 1787, and were granted in 1998.
Jaring Bakker, 17 September 2004