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Image from the Gryfice website. Gryfice is the main town of Gryfice county. German name: Greifenberg. c. 12.500 inhabitants on the Rega river, NE of Szczecin. Founded in 1262, member of the Hanseatic League since the 14th century.
REGULATION FOR CITY SYMBOLS
Arms of the municipality is Pomeranian Griffin of red color on the shield of white (Height to Length ratio: 1: 0.8) holding a lily and with the legend: GRYFICE. Commercial use of the arms requires permission of the City Council of Gryfice.
Flag of Municipality of Gryfice is a rectangular piece of cloth in ratio 2:1, divided horizontally into 3 equal stripes,from top: blue,red and green, and arms of the municipality. The arms are placed near the canton. The flag of Municipality of Gryfice is raised on buildings or in front of buildings of the City Council or other municipal entities on the occassion of festivities, holidays and municipal anniversaries.Also, in other places where City Council meets, for the duration of such meetings. The flag of Gryfice takes precedent among other flags during all municipal events taking place on the municipality territory. In reference to other circumstances of flag usage not mentioned in above regulation,common law regulates its use.
Info from the Gryfice website.
Chris Kretowicz, 24 Jun 2001