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Piaski rural district (Poland)

Gostyń county, Wielkopolskie voivodship

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[Piaski flag]
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Piaski flag

Gmina Piaski is a rural gmina (commune) in Gostyń County, Greater Poland Voivodship, in west-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Piaski, which lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of Gostyń and 59 km (37 mi) south of the regional capital Poznań.
Area: 100.7 sq.km (38.9 sq.mi)
Population: 8,293 (2006)
old name: Piaseczna Góra
German name: Sandberg
Established in 1775 as Piaseczna Góra by Castellan Karol Koszutski with the location privilege granted by King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski. Original settlers were Germans and Jews, exclusively.

Although the commune's law ("Statut") doesn't mention the flag it was shown on the previous version of the Piaski's website (2006) after which it is reconstructed above.
Chrystian Kretowicz 19 Nov 2008


Piaski Coat of Arms

[Piaski coat of arms]

Arms adopted in 2002. "Arms: on the white shield a red deer jumping over the sandy hill (góra piaskowa - sandberg) between two poplar trees."