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Coat of arms of the city of Prague ( Praha), capital of the Czech Republic. Copied from en:wiki. Uploaded to the Commons since it will be used throughout WikiMedia's wikis.


Public domain According to the Czech Copyright Act, this image is in the public domain.

( Law No. 121/2000, Article 3, Section a)

“Protection pursuant to this Act shall not apply to

  • an official work, such as a legal regulation, decision, public charter, publicly accessible register and the collection of its records, and also
  • an official draft of an official work and other preparatory official documentation including the official translation of such work,
  • Chamber of Deputies and Senate publications,
  • a memorial chronicle of a municipality (muncipal chronicle),
  • a state symbol and symbol of a regional self-governing unit,
  • and other such works where there is public interest in their exclusion from copyright protection.”

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