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Salantai (Klaipeda, Lithuania)

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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 26 January 2010

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Flag and coat of arms of Salantai (Klaipeda county - Klaipedos apskritis, Kretinga district - Kretingos rajonas). The flag is according to my personal observation from the flag show of Mindaugas coronation 750th anniversary. The coat of arms is drawn according to image from the book: The Heraldry of Lithuania.
Anon., 10 July 2003

Salantai - On a silver field upon green a three-hill a red rooster. Flag proportions 5:6, fringe is silver, finial is a golden tip, staff is white. The charge symbolizes both Gaidziu Kalnas ("Roosters Hill"), on which the town was established, and victory of light against darkness.
Virginijus Misiunas, 26 January 2010

Coat of Arms

image by Anon., 10 July 2003