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Omis (Split-Dalmatia, Croatia)

Grad Omiš

Last modified: 2005-10-22 by dov gutterman
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Omiš is a city in the Split-Dalmatia County about 25 km south of Split at the point where the river Cetina enters the sea through a monumental gorge. In the medieval times the city was a stronghold of the pirates who preyed on the vessels of Venice but whom Venice was unable to conquer for several hundred years. Today the city's main industry is tourism. About 15,000 inhabitanst, 6,000 of them in the city itself.
The coat of arm of Omiš is based on the historical coat of arms: azure a Latin cross and a spiked mace both or.
The flag is blue with the coat of arms off-set to hoist bordered white.
Željko Heimer, 16 October 2005

Coat of Arms

image by Željko Heimer, 16 October 2005