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Sedlec-Prcice (Czech Republic)
Benesov okres, Central Bohemian region
Last modified: 2004-01-24 by jarig bakker
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by Ivan Sache, 10 Mar 2000
adopted 2 Sep 1994
Flag adopted 2 Sep 1994. Image after this site,,
reported by Dov Gutterman, 6 Mar 2000.
Sedlec-Prčice is c. 60 km in the Benešov district southwest of Prague,
has many claims to fame. The most important of these is historical: the
region was the home of Vítek of Prčice, the forefather of the noble Rosenberg
family, which was known by its insignia, a rose. Vítek's rose is the oldest
known insignia of a noble family in the Czech lands. Despite the fact that
Sedlec-Prčice is rather small, it nevertheless has more neighborhoods -
36 in all - than any other Czech city or town. Many little villages with
fantastic names in the area are considered to be a part of Sedlec-Prčice
- Monín, Chotětice, Šanovice, Myslkov, Bolešín, Vrchotice, Kvašt'ov, Krošíček,
Náhlík, Mrákotice, and so on.
Jarig Bakker, 3 May, 2000.
Sedlec-Prčice Coat of Arms
from the Sedlec-Prčice website,
reported by Dov Gutterman, 6 March 2000.