Last modified: 2005-11-05 by dov gutterman
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Coat of Arms
image by eljko Heimer, 31 October 2005
Kutjevo is a community in the Poega and Slavonija
County, some 20 km north-east of Pozega
on the southern slopes of the Krndija mountain. 7,500
inhabitants, 2,500 in the town of the same name. Kutjevo is
famous for the vine production and the vine cellars.
The coat of arms of Kutjevo, as shown on the County web site at <www.pszupanija.hr> is: azure a castle argent roofed gules with a circular tower above the gates and a belfry in sinister and in the base a buch of grapes slipped with two leaves or.
The castle is the Jesuit castle built in Kutjevo after the liberation from the Turks in 1700 on the ruins of the former Cistercit monastery. The bunch of grapes refers to the famous cellars and the vine production.
eljko Heimer, 31 October 2005