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Tolmin (Municipality, Slovenia)

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[Flag of Tolmin]by Željko Heimer

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Presentation of Tolmin

Tolmin (12,405 inhabitants) had the community status before the 1990s.

Željko Heimer, 30 March 2000

Municipal flag of Tolmin

Acording to Banderas municipales de Eslovenia, published in Banderas [ban] #58 (March 1996), Tolmin adopted a coat of arms and flag on 28 January 1982.

The flag is light blue with the coat of arms in canton. It is not confirmed that the municipality retained the coat of arms and flag after the independence of Slovenia, either with or without any modifications.

Željko Heimer, 30 March 2000

Coat of arms of Tolmin

[Coat of arms of Tolmin]by Željko Heimer

The coat of arms of Tolmin is in shield shape, and can be blazoned as follows:

Gules from embattled wall sable issuant flames or in base a curving path azure in bend sinister and two farming tools argent with broken handles fesswise, in chief dexter year 1713.

The coat of arms represents the 1713 peasants' uprising, one of the most important ones in the region.

Željko Heimer, 30 March 2000