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Bovec (Municipality, Slovenia)

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[Flag of Bovec]

Municipal flag of Bovec - Image by Željko Heimer, 24 June 2005

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Municipal flag of Bovec

According to Gogala [gog02], the flag of Bovec is hoisted vertically, in proportion 1:2, diagonally divided blue ("the Soča blue") and white with the municipal coat of arms in the white field.

Stanič & Jakopič [j2s05] write that the symbols were adopted on 17 September 1997 and give the following colour specifications:
- Background blue: Pantone 305
- Green: Pantone 347
- River blue: Pantone 326
The chamois is described as being "gold", without Pantone reference.

Željko Heimer, 25 December 2005

Coat of arms of Bovec

[Coat of arms of Bovec]

Coat of arms of Bovec - Image by Željko Heimer

The emblem used as the coat of arms by the municipality of Bovec shows a chamois in jump over a mountain partially covered with snow with a river flowing from it.
According to Gogala, it symbolizes the Bovec canyon (Bovška kotlina), the valleys of Trenta and Koritnica rivers and the high mountains of the municipality. The S shaped river representsts the river Soča (in Italian, Isonzo).

Željko Heimer, 24 June 2005