Where Eagles fly - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

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Where Eagles fly - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 18 Dec 2012, 17:48

The Republic of Poland is divided into a number of Provinces or Woiwodeships. They have as far as I know all got Arms many with roots going back many Centuries. A presentation of these with Pictures form Flags of the World http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/

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Dolnoslaskie (Niederschlesien or Lower Silesia) Uses the Historical Arms of Silesia.

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Kujawsko-Pomorskie.

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Lubuskie.
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Re: Where Eagles flies - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 18 Dec 2012, 17:50

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Lódzkie.

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Mazowieckie (Mazowien).

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Malopolskie (Lesser Poland).

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Opolskie.

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Re: Where Eagles flies - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 18 Dec 2012, 17:58

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Podlaskie. Lies along the Border to Lithuania and combindes the Eagle of Poland and the Vytis Knight of Lithuania.

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Podkarpackie.

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Pomorskie (Pommerania). These Arms historicaly are those of Kasjubia. This Woiwodeship cowers the Arean surrounding Gdansk which includes the historical Area of Kasjubia. The Pommeranian Arms are Argent a Giffin Gules, which have not been chosen.

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Re: Where Eagles fly - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 31 May 2013, 12:54

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Lubelskie, the Area surrounding the City of Lublin.

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Slaskie, uses the traditional Arms of Upper Silesia.

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Swietokrzyskie, the Area surrounding the City of Kielce.

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Re: Where Eagles fly - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 14 Aug 2017, 10:09

Some more Arms this time from Wikimedia Commons:

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Torunskie. This is an "polonised" version of the Arms of West Prussia. The Black Prussian Eagle replaced by the White Polish Eagle.

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Historical Arms of West Prussia.

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Zielonogórskie.

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Warminsko-Mazurskie.

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Re: Where Eagles fly - Arms of Polish Woiwodeships

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 14 Aug 2017, 10:13

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Wielkopolskie (Greater Poland).

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Zachodniopomorskie (Western Pommerania). I did mention that the Pommeranian Woiwodeship didn't use the historical Pommeranian Arms, which in stead is used by the Western Pommeranian Woiwodeship.


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