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Wojaszówka commune (Poland)

Krosno county, Podkarpackie vojvodship

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[Wojaszówka flag] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 25 Oct 2008
adopted 29 Apr 2003 See also:

Wojaszówka commune flag

Wojaszówka - rural commune, Krosno County, Podkarpackie Voivodship - former name: gmina Bratkówka (until 1976).
Gmina Wojaszówka is a rural gmina (rural commune) in Krosno County, Subcarpathian Voivodship, in south-eastern Poland. Its seat is the village of Wojaszówka, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) north-west of Krosno and 37 km (23 mi) south-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.
The gmina covers an area of 83.4 square kilometres (32.2 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 9,102.
The gmina contains part of the protected area called Czarnorzeki-Strzyżów Landscape Park.

Arms and flag adopted on April 29, 2003 (resolution # V/51/03).
"Arms: on the light blue shield a Polish heraldic device known as: "póltrzecia krzyza" = (two and half armed cross) on a green triple hill.
Flag: the flag is in colors: blue-yellow-blue, uneven bands and the Arms on the widest, yellow band, as shown in the proof addendum to the resolution."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 25 Oct 2008

An 'E' cross eh: we had an 'F' cross recently and does this, in your opinion, come under the same heading?  Are there any more of this general type in the pipeline, and/or are there any more (that you know of) which I cannot remember already on fotw?
Chris Southworth, 30 Oct 2008

What you call 'F' cross is on this page (among others). The so-called 'E' cross is fairly common.
In my opinion both of these crosses belong to the same category. There is a website, which describes both of them in one paragraph (#61 and # 62) as the heraldic device signifying the conversion from paganism to Christianity and the fight to defend the faith.
I believe we will encounter more of these crosses soon, although not too many of them appear on flags but pop out here and there in the Coat of Armśs of the communes.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 30 Oct 2008

Wojaszówka Coat of Arms

[Wojaszówka coat of arms] image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 25 Oct 2008
adopted 29 Apr 2003