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Vrapčište (Municipality, Macedonia)


Last modified: 2006-06-17 by ivan sache
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[Flag of Vrapchishte]

Municipal flag of Vrapčište - Image by Ivan Sache, 26 February 2002

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Presentation of Vrapčište

The municipality of Vrapčište (25,399 inhabitants; 157.98 sq. km), located just north of Gostivar in northwestern Macedonia, is made of the 15 settlements of Vranovci, Vrapčište, Galate, Gradec, Gorjane, Dobro Dol, Đurđevište, Zubovje, Kalište, Lomnica, Negotino-Pološko, Novo Selo, Pož,arane, Senokos and Toplica.

Ivan Sache & Željko Heimer, 10 June 2006

Municipal flag of Vrapčište

The municipal flag of Vrapčište is in proportion 3:5, blue with the municipal emblem in the middle.
The emblem shows a white flower (tobacco?) and a mountain landscape.

Source: Macedonian Ministry of Local Self-Government website (page no longer available)

Ivan Sache, 26 February 2002

Former municipality of Negotino-Pološko

[Flag of Negotino-Poloshko]

Flag of Negotino-Pološko - Image by Ivan Sache, 18 February 2002

The town of Negotino-Pološko (14,992 inhabitants) is located some 20 km south of Tetovo in the Polog plain, therefore the attribute Pološko. This attribute is used to differentiate the city from Negotino, another city of the same name located in the Vardar valley in central Macedonia. The region is with Albanian majority, as it is clearly visible from the design of the flag.
Negotino-Pološko was incorporated into the municipality of Vrapčište in 2004.

The flag of Negotino-Pološko is in proportion 1:2, horizontally divided black-red, with the municipal emblem shifted to the hoist.
The emblem shows a mountain, a bridge over a river, and Skanderbeg's helmet placed on a red field between two cypresses.

Source: Macedonian Ministry of Local Self-Government website (page no longer available)

Ivan Sache & Željko Heimer, 10 June 2006