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Jakubany (Slovakia)

Stará Lubovna okres, Prešov region

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[Jakubany flag] by Jarig Bakker, 22 Jun 2003
adopted 22 May 1997 See also:

Jakubany municipality flag

Image after Heraldický Register Slovenskej Republiky - I (2000) - Jakubany, okres Stará Ľubovňa, adopted 22 May 1997
Jarig Bakker, 22 Jun 2003

Jakubany CoA

[Jakubany coat of arms] image from Heraldický Register Slovenskej Republiky - I (2000). ...curiously the CoA contains two saints, Cosmas and Damian, but not St. James (Jakub)

That's because the two always come in "tandem". Sts. Cosmos (or Cosmas, bot seem to be used English versions) and Damian lived in the 2nd century and were physicians. They were born in Arabia but lived in Egaea in Cilicia. They are patrons of pharmacists, today.
(There is an other St. Cosmas of Sicily from 12th century, btw).
Zeljko Heimer. 22 Jun 2003