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Bilopilla (Sumy, Ukraine)

Last modified: 2006-06-09 by dov gutterman
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image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry



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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed in May, 21st, 2004 by the decision of XVII city council session of XXIV convocation. Square white panel, in the center is the city arms in blue cartouche, topped by argent crown (the height of the arms is equal to 3/4 of a gonfalone width), on distance in 1/10 of a gonfalone width from a staff and from free edge are blue vertical strips (in the width in 1/10 of a gonfalone).
White color emphasizes an origin of the city name from white field ("bile pole"), and blue strips mean small rivers Vyr and Kryga which are here."
Dov Gutterman, 28 February 2006


Coat of Arms


image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed in May, 21st, 2004 by the decision of XVII city council session of XXIV convocation. Or; three gules water mills, two and one. The shield enframed by or cartouche and crowned by argent urban crown with three prongs. The author is A.Grechylo.
It was created on the basis of the old arms of city (1781) in which mills specified development of a mill business - in that time in city were 26 watermills and 46 windmills.
A.Grechylo, "Coats-of-arms and Flags of Towns and Villages in Ukraine", Pt.1."
Dov Gutterman, 28 February 2006


The City

from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"For the first time it was mentioned in chronicles in 1111 under the name of Vyr. In the XVIII century it was a squadron town of Sumy regiment."
Dov Gutterman, 28 February 2006