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Page created: 6th October 2000
Last updated: 15th January 2014
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The FAME is a site devoted to the systematic and scientific study of flags and coats of arms. Such symbols often bear strong political and other messages. Inclusion of those symbols here does not mean that the author supports or approves of the ideas they may stand for.
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Tuzla Canton - Communities

Tuzlanski kanton - općine




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Banovići

[Banovići] [Normal] 1:2 [State Flag] [Banovići]
Adopted: about 2002 ?
Sources: Općina Banovići, opcina-banovici.com.ba 16. 05. 2011
Banovićki registrator, broj 2, Banovići, juli 2010.

The coat of arms of Banovići inlcudes various elements of modern graphic design, the black elements probably refer to the coal mining, the raising golden sun is set against a green mountain representing Konjuh mountain. The white bordered blue shape refers to the stećak (standing medieval tombstone) shape, including the golden fleur-de-lis. The flag is white with the emblem in its centre.



Čelić

[Čelić]
[Čelić]
[Vertical] 1:2 [State Flag]


Adopted: about 2002 ?
Sources: Općina Čelić http://www.celic.ba 16. 05. 2004
Grb Općine Čelić, http://wp.celic.com.ba 20.12.2012.
Design: Džulaga Kahrimanović from Čelić

The coat of arms is composed of six elements: fortification as a symbol of defence (as the crest), honeycomb as a symbol of sedulity of the local people, crescent and star as a symbol of Islam and Bosniak people, flower with two rows of twelve petals, symbolising the twelve settlements composing the community and twelve genocides over the local people though history. The inner row of petals is red and the outer is green, except for the one petal that is chequy, designating the Croatian population living there. The golden fleur-de-lis is the statehood symbol, and the rising sun is the symbol of the community reborn. The flag is green with the coat of arms in its centre.



Doboj Istok

[Doboj Istok] [Normal] 1:2~ [State Flag] [Doboj Istok]
Adopted: 1999
Sources: "Komunikacijska strategija Općine Doboj Istok 2006.-2009.", Općina Doboj Istok, Septembar 2006., www.dobojistok.org
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.
Općina Doboj Istok, www.opcinadobojistok.ba, 18.10.2013.
Dan općine Doboj Istok, 10.03.2013, www.youtube.com

The coat of arms of Doboj Istok is per fess vert a semi roundel issuant or and azure, five mullets of five in an arc, overall two roads embowed in saltire ensigned with an opened book argent. The flag is a tricolour of white over green over blue, with the white stripe being of double width then the each of the other two, with the coat of arms off-set to the hoist in the white stripe.



Gračanica

[Gračanica]
[Gračanica]
[Vertical] 1:2 [State Flag]


Adopted: about 1998 ?
Source: Općina Gračanica, opcina-gracanica.ba 10.10.2004.

The coat of arms of Gračanica pictures the fort on a hill a tree and a watch tower. The flag is in use white with the coat of arms in the middle topped with the name of the town.


Gračanica, 1996 – ca. 1998

Flag unknown. [Gračanica, 1996 – ca. 1998]
Adopted: 29th April 1996
Source: Rusimir Djedović: “Novi grb Gračanice”, Gračanički glasnik, Časopis za kulturnu istoriju Gračanice i njene okoline, br. 1, Gračanica, maj 1996. pp. 89-90.
Design: dipl. inž. Jasmin Mulabdić from Gračanica

The coat of arms of Gračanica adopted in 1996 is azure on a hill in the base vert a fort with a clock towers, embatteled walls to sinister and roof in dexter, in the base a crescent decrescent and a mullet argent voided or inscribed 1528 sable, all bordered or in the chief inscribed the municipality name sable. The golden field within the crescent and star represents the sun. They year inscribed is the first mention of the city in documents. This coat of arms was shortly replaced by the current design. Prior to these, a coat of arms "representing that period with the entire design and symbols was used for several decades". Flags matching these arms were not reported.



Gradačac

[Gradačac]
[Gradačac]
[Vertical] 1:2 [State Flag]


Adopted: 2007
Sources: Statut Općine Gradačac, 15.03.2008, Službeni glasnik Općine Gradačac, br. 4/2008.
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.

The coat of arms of Gradačac is azure on a base vert a tower argent roofed or and in base a fleur de lis of the last within an annulet also argent. The tower represents the gradina tower of the Husein-beg Gradaščević, dominating the city. The flag is vertical white with the coat of arms in its centre.



Kalesija

[Kalesija]
[Kalesija]
[Vertical] 1:2 [State Flag]


Adopted: 14th October 1995
Sources: Odluka o usvajanju grba Općine (Kalesija), 14.10.1995.
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.

The coat of arms of Kalesija is black outlined shield divided into three fields, top green containing the date 1151 between a fleur de lis and crescent or and sabre and a saz-šargija (musical instrument), the central light blue with the white depction of the Atik Mosque minaret issuing from a white fimbriated dark blue wavy line and the base of green with golden ribbon inscribed with the municipality name in black. The flag used in vertical white flag with the coat of arms in its centre.



Kladanj

[Kladanj] [Kladanj]
Adopted: 14th July 1998
Sources: Odluka o utvrđivanju grba općine Kladanj, 14.07.1998, Službeni glasnik Općine Kladanj, br. ?/98.
Statut Općine Kladanj (prečišćen tekst), 10.02.2001, Službeni glasnik Općine Kladanj, br. 1/01.
Statut Općine Kladanj (nacrt), 29.04.2010, Općina Kladanj, www.kladanj.ba, 2010.
Statut Općine Kladanj, 30.09.2011, Službeni glasnik Općine Kladanj, br. 9/2011, 18.10.2011.
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.

The coat of arms of Kladanj is a yellow bordered white shield with a green inscription in the chief, a blue and yellow representation of the Hadži-Balibeg's mosque with its dome and minaret, between two green triangles representing mountains. In the left and right are also blue representation of a medieval stečak (tombstone monument) and a Ottoman window, a red fleur-de-lis in between, beneath it a blue wavy lines representing rivers Drinjača, Ujka and Gostelja. In the base is a green crescent with the horns upwards, between two blue sabres and the green Roman numeral XIII, that should be the dating of Kladanj from 13th century. The flag is not formally adopted, but a white flag with the coat of arms is recorded in use.



Lukavac

[Lukavac] [Normal] 1:2 [State Flag] [Lukavac]
Adopted: 31st July 2003
Sources: Općina Lukavac http://www.lukavac.ba 16. 05. 2004
Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Lukavac, 29. i 31.07.2003, Službeni glasnik Općine Lukavac, br. ?/?
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.
Design: Goran Hrvić, painter and electrical engeener from Lukavac, now Tuzla

The coat of arms pictures the municipal landscape with chemistry, industry and mining symbols. The flag is vertical tricolour green-white-blue, the middle stripe being of 14/30 of the flag legth, with the coat of arms in the middle. The fleg is edged with a thin yellow line.



Sapna

[Sapna]
[Sapna]
[Vertical] 1:2~ [State Flag]


Adopted: ?
Sources: Općina Sapna, www.opscinasapna.ba, 2011.
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.

The coat of arms of Sapna is green with a white masoned wall over which are green mounts over two blue wavy lines, in the centreal mount yellow crescent and star, in the side mounts yellow arches, issuant from these green houses with red roofs. Toped with black name of the municipality. The table flag, white vertical with the coat of arms, is reported.



Srebrenik

[Srebrenik] [Normal] 1:2 [State Flag] [Srebrenik]
Adopted: 9th June 1998
Sources: Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Srebrenik, 09.06.1998, Službeni glasnik Općine Srebrenik, br. ?/1998.
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.

The coat of arms of Srebrenik depicts the old city of Srebrenik in front of green hill and yellow raising sun and a fleur de lis in the chief. Srebrenik was the seat of Ban Stjepan II Kotromanić, mentioned in document of 1333. The flag is a bicolour of white over green with thin red and blue stripes along the bottom and with the coat of arms in its centre.



Teočak

[Teočak] [Under Construction] 1:2 [State Flag] [Teočak]
Adopted: 26th November 1999
Sources: Odluka o usvajanju grba i zastave općine Teočak, 26.11.1999, Službeni bilten općine Teočak, br. ?/?
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.
Design: Džemal Šahmanović

The coat of arms of Teočak pictures an old city toped with a golden fluer-de-lis above the blue waters infront of green hills with two lions standing on both side, and the two lines at its top top golden with ten fleurs-de-lis also golden, and bottom light green with nine fleurs-de-lis. The ten top fleurs-de-lis represent the living fighters awarded the Order of Golden Lilly and nine beneath them the nine fighters awarded posthumusouly, the cnetral larger represent the people's hero of Bosnia and Herzegovina Captain Hajrudin Mešić. The flag is green-white-blue tricolour with teh central stripe of double width and with the coat of arms in the centre of the flag. The green is said to represent the Muslem majority, the white the liberty and the blue the openness towards the world.



Tuzla

[Tuzla] [Normal] 1:2 [State Flag] [Tuzla]
Adopted: about 2002
Sources: Općina Tuzla, www.tuzla.ba 30.01.2007
Info Emir Delalić, Tuzla, 30.01.2007.
Odluka o amblemu (znamenju) Opštine Tuzla, 23.04.1959, Narodni odbor Opštine Tuzla, (Službeni glasnik, 1959?)
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.
Design: Dragiša Trifković

The coat of arms of Tuzla depicts the gates of the city with open doors in the city walls and roofed gate tower above a dish with fire. In the chief is the city name Tuzla and in the ribbon flanikng the sides the historical names of the city Soli, Salines, Memlehai-Zir and Tuz and the year of founding 950. The flames are said to represent the evaporating salt. The flag is bicolour of blue over yellow 7:2, with the coat of arms outlined white in the canton. The colours are from the state flag, while the white outlines symbolize the salt.
The original design of the Tuzla emblem was adopted in 1959, with minor differences to the current design. It has been used in various colour combinations. It included in the chief the years "950 – 1950" and the name Tuzla in the central part of the ribbon in the base. It also had more abundant flames in the dish, specified to 16 flame tongues. It appears that afterwards, the emblem was used only with the year 950 in chief dexter, while the current design was adopted after 1990, when the flag was adopted as well.



Živinice

[Živinice] [Normal] 1:2 [State Flag] [Živinice]
Adopted: 2003
Sources: Općina Živinice, www.opcinazivinice.org, 2011.
(Odluka o grbu i zastavi Općine Živinice? [partial scan]), 2003?.
"Heraldika bosanskohercegovačkih opština i gradova", Populari institut, 2011.

The coat of arms of Živinice is azure the city scape or in front of the mountains also or and in sinister three drops of the same, above two rows of eleven more drops, in the base inscribed 1533., in the chief the name of the municipality. The municipality is divided into 26 local communities - the town of the same name and 25 surrounding places, represented with the 25 drops. The flag is white with the coat of arms in its centre.



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