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Zalaegerszeg (Hungary)

Zalaegerszeg Megyei Jogú Város

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by István Molnár, 27 May 2001



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Overview

Res. No. 35/1995. (VII.13.) of the G.A. of Zalaegerszeg - description of the CoA and flag (in Hungarian) at http://www.zala.hu/zalaegerszeg/rend/szmsz.html
Zalaegerszeg's flag is light blue, in the center there is the CoA below the CoA there is the name of the city in gold. Ratio 2:1. It has got vertical and horizontal version too.
István Molnár, 29 March 2001


Vertical Version


by István Molnár, 27 May 2001


Historical Flag


by Antonio Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Zalaegerszeg, Zala Co.".
István Molnár, 20 October 2000

White with a blue triangle, the base of which covers the hoist and the apex of which touches the middle fly.
Antonio Martins, 28 Febuary 2001


1974-1989 Flag


by István Molnár

Source: A magyar városok címerei (CoAs of the Hungarian cities and towns); 1975


Coat of Arms


from http://www.zalaegerszeg.hu/zegcimer.html, located by István Molnár, 8 August 2000

From zalaegerszeg site:
Egerszeg had no official arms for centuries. The arms with the patron saint of the parish-church, Maria Magdalen, developed from the city seal which was modified several times at the beginning of our century. These arms were used in several versions up until the end of the 40-s. The new arms were designed and accepted by the town-councillors in 1970, however, experts held the opinion that these arms were neither in accordance with the rules of heraldry nor the traditions of the city.
It was in 1989 when the City Council decided to design the arms in accordance with traditions. The new symbol of Zalaegerszeg was accepted in 1992 by the new managing body of the city as a result of long-lasting debates.
The traditional escutcheon features Maria Magdalen with a whip under her feet reaching out her right hand with a laurel wreath to the stylized castle.
István Molnár, 8 August 2000


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