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Perechyn (Transcarpathia, Ukraine)

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by Antonio Martins, 27 Febuary 2001



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The Flag

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The gonfalon is a rectangular width from three equal horizontal stripes - dark blue, green and yellow - with ornamental pattern with white, red, blue and black colours near a staff."
Dov Gutterman, 18 November 2000


Coat of Arms


from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"In a vert shield with argent wavy base on confluence background of two azure rivers is brown beech tree with argent top and five (three over two) vert leafs. In base is a black number "1399". Over shield is superscription "PERECHYN". The first mention of the town refers to 1399."
Dov Gutterman, 18 November 2000


The Town

Perechyná (in Hungarian: Perecseny) is a "town type settlement" in the Perechyn (or Pereein) district of Transcarpathia Oblast. The settlement has got ~6.600 inhabitants near all of them Ruthenian. The village was in the Ung (in Ukrainian Uzh (or U×)) County of the Kingdom of Hungary till 1919/1920 (Czechoslovakian occupation / Treaty of Trianon). 1920-1939 part of Czechoslovakia, in 1939 part of the short-lived Subcarpathia, in 1939-1944 part of Hungary (after the Hungarian occupation and annexation). 1946-1992 part of the Soviet Union and now Ukraine. The settlement is a district seat near Uzhhorod (20 km north in the Uzh Valley.
Istvan Molnar, 26 November 2000