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Swidnik county (Poland)

Lubelskie vojvodship

Last modified: 2002-12-20 by jarig bakker
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I found a mistake on the website. There is no Swidnica Lubelska county in our vojvodship. It should be Swidnik county and Swidnik, Trawniki, Melgiew, Piaski, Rybczewice communes as parts of it.
Konrad Strzelecki - Swidnik citizen, 17 Sep 2002

Me貪iew commune flag

[Melgiew commune flag] by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 23 Oct 2001

I just found this: Me貪iew commune, Swidnik county, Lubelskie vojvodship: small flag and big CoA on this website.
Jarig Bakker, 23 Oct 2001

Me貪iew commune flag without CoA

[Melgiew commune flag without CoA] by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 23 Oct 2001

Me貪iew commune CoA

[Melgiew Coat of Arms] by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 23 Oct 2001, after image on this website.

安idnik commune flag

[Swidnik commune flag] by Gunnar Staack, 22 Oct 2001, based on Flaga 12.

The first recorded mention of 安idnik comes from 1392 when Wladyslaw Jagiello conferred 安idnik Major administration office upon Peter of Moszyna. Then, the village started functioning under German law (so far, it had had Polish law) and the village administrator was obliged to join the cavalry during wars. 安idnik Major consisted of two feuds together with meadows and an inn. Over the following centuries, together with changes of owners of the villages, the names 安idnik Major and 安idnik Minor appeared in written sources quite often. The present form of the name: 安idnik originated only in the second half of the 18th century. Before, the town was known as "de Swidniki" (1417) or "Swydnyk" (1470). The name itself comes from a plant (lat. Cornus Sanguinea) growing on wet soil. Population on 1-1-2001: 41 112.
Information from this website.
Jarig Bakker, 25 Apr 2002

安idnik commune CoA

[Swidnik commune CoA] image from this website, located by Jarig Bakker, 22 Oct 2001