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Cakovec (Medjimurje, Croatia)

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by Zeljko Heimer

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Cakovec is the capital city of Medjimurje county. The coat of arms is "Azure issuant from base a Massoned Wall embatteled and with a Tower Argent between two Mullets Or". The coat of arms is canting, as the most probable origin of the name Chaktornya is Csaky's Tower, after the count Dimitry Csaky, high magistrate and palatine on the court of king Bela IV (14th century). The flag is blue with the coat of arms outlined in white set in the middle.
Zeljko Heimer, 12 August 1996

Vertical Flag

by Zeljko Heimer

Coat of Arms

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Hungarian Flag of Csáktornya

by Antonio Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

This flag of Csáktornya (now Cakovec Town, Medzimurje Co., Croatia) is from Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Csáktornya, Zala Co. (H)". The flag is blue and white vertical diband.
István Molnár, 20 October 2000 and Antonio Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

In April 1941 Hungary occupied and in December annexed Cakovec. In April 1945 it lost it. The Treaty of Paris (1947) reallocated it to Yugoslavia.
István Molnár, 28 Febuary 2001