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Karlovac (Karlovac County, Croatia)

Last modified: 2002-12-20 by dov gutterman
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by Zeljko Heimer

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Ratio: 1:2. Adopted: 6 May 1994. Designer: Zoran Zivkovic
The coat of arms was granted by King Joseph II on 8th October 1781. It consists of an oval shield divided per fess, the upper part per pale. The first is chequy Gules and Argent (Croatia), the second Gules, two anchors Argent in saltire, and the third contains a landscape showing the fortified city of Karlovac on a green hill between two silver conjoining rivers Kupa and Korana, in the chief are the Sun in splendour Or and the Moon increscent Argent. In escutcheon Or the cipher of Joseph II Sable. The coat of arms is crowned Or, and supported by two mermaids proper.
The flag is first adopted in 1994, it is cyan (bluish-green) with the coat of arms in the middle. The cyan is traditional colour of Karlovac, officialised also in 1994.
Zeljko Heimer

Sources: Statut Grada Karlovca, 5. svibnja 1994. Glasnik Grada Karlovca, 4/94, 6. svibnja 1994. Odluka o nacinu i uvjetima izrade, uporabe i zaštite grba, zastave, povijesnog pecata, te službenog gradskog lanca Grada Karlovca, 23. lipnja 1994. Glasnik Grada Karlovca, 6/94, 24. lipnja 1994.
Zeljko Heimer, 18 December 2002

Coat of Arms

by Zeljko Heimer