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Vovkiv (Lviv, Ukraine)

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image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry



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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed in May, 6th, 2004 by the decision #70 of XV village council session of III convocation. The square panel, from a staff to the center of free edge goes a green wedge on which is grey wolf with red tongue, above and below it are yellow triangular fields."
Dov Gutterman, 20 March 2006


Coat of Arms


image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed in May, 6th, 2004 by the decision #70 of XV village council session of III convocation. Vert; or base, or fur-tree before which is an argent wolf with gules tongue. The shield enframed by or cartouche and crowned by or village crown. The author is A.Grechylo.
Wolf and fur-tree were used on village community stamps since XIX century. The symbol of the wolf ("vovk") is nominal and specifies the name of settlement.
A.Grechylo, "Coats-of-arms and Flags of Towns and Villages in Ukraine", Pt.1."
Dov Gutterman, 20 March 2005


The Village

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The first mention refers to 1440."
Dov Gutterman, 20 March 2006