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Celje (Civic Municipality, Slovenia)

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[Flag of Celje]by Željko Heimer


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Municipal flag of Celje

The flag and arms of Celje are prescribed in the temporary municipal statutes Statutarni sklep Mestne občine Celje, adopted on 5 January 1995, as follows:

Article 3.

[...]
Until the adoption of the statutes there shall remain in use:
- the current coat of arms of the city of Celje,
- the current flag of the city of Celje.

Article 48 refers to the previous statutes adopted in 1982

The definitive municipal statutes Statut Mestne občine Celje, adopted on 5 June 1995 and published in the official Slovene gazette Uradni list Republike Slovenije 41/95, say:

Article 6.

The coat of arms is of late Gothic shape, rounded at the base. In a blue field there are three conic sixpointed golden stars, two and one.
The flag is yellow - blue, with the coat of arms in the middle. Ratio width to length is 1:2. The colours are set horizontally, each taking up the half of the width. Yellow is above. The middle-point of the coat of arms is in the crossing-point of the diagonals. The upper half of the coat of arms is in the yellow field and lower helf in the blue field.

Željko Heimer, 17 June 2002


Coat of arms of Celje

[Arms of Celje]by Željko Heimer

The coat of arms of Celje is a blue shield with three yellow six-pointed stars two over one (azure, three mullets or). This is the coat of arms of the Counts of Celje, and the origin of the three stars on the national coat of arms of Slovenia.

Željko Heimer, 17 June 2002


Vertical flag of Celje

[Flag of Celje]by Željko Heimer


Former flag of Celje (1982-1995)

[Flag of Celje]by Željko Heimer

The municipal flag used in Celje until 1995 is prescribed by the municipal statutes Status občine Celje, adopted on 19 February 1982 and published in the official Slovene gazette Uradni list Republike Slovenije, amended in 1990 (Uradni list 23/90 and 37/90) and in 1991 (Uradni list 23/91).

The flag is horizontally divided yellow-blue, without the coat of arms.

Source: Peter Zalokar Slovenija, ali te poznam? Moja dežela, Ljubljana, 1990 [zal90]

Željko Heimer, 5 September 2004


Former coat of arms of Celje (1982-1995)

[Former arms of Celje]by Željko Heimer

Source: Peter Zalokar Slovenija, ali te poznam? Moja dežela, Ljubljana, 1990 [zal90]

Željko Heimer, 5 September 2004

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