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Ivano Frankivs'k (Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ukraine)

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by Antonio Martins, 20 December 1999

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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"In February 17 1995 the session of the town council approved the gonfalon: a sqare canvas . In a white field there is the coat of arms of the town. On the sides, the gonfalon has dark blue edging which width of 1/5 from the width of the gonfalon. The edging symbolizes the two rivers of Bystrytsya, running through the town. The author is I.Marchuk."
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999

Coat of Arms

Small Coat of Arms

by Antonio Martins , 20 December 1999

Big Coat of Arms

from Ukrainian Heraldry web site

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"In 1994 town council session has confirmed a modern Coat of Arms - in an azure field you see or mural gate with three equal towers and each of them has three embattlements and five loop-holes. At the gate archangel Michael statant with his wings down. In his right hand he has a raised sword and in his left hand he has a shield. "
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999

The City

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Capital of Ivano Frankyivsk Oblast. It appeared in the XVII century on the place of Pasychne and Kniagynino villages as a fortress of the magnates Potots'kyis. It was named after Andrew Potots'kyi's son Stanislav. Under that name it was mentioned for the first time in 1662. "
Phil Nelson, 7 July 1999

Pototsk'yi? ....Right is Potocki.
Mariusz Kedzierski , 26 May 2000