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Lentvaris (Vilnius, Lithuania)

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Overview

Lentvaris city is in Trakai district in Vilnius county, Lithuania. It has a population of 11,838 and is a center of Lentvaris Eldership, which has additional 1,500 inhabitants.
From wikipedia: "Lentvaris, a city in eastern Lithuania, 9 km east form Trakai, an important center of transportation, because many roads and railroads cross here. Lake Lentvaris is located near the city.   History In the 19th century the Tyszkiewicz family had a Neogothic style palace built in the town and founded a park, designed by Édouard André. In 1869 a nail factory was built here."
The flag of Lentvaris is at wikimedia.
Valentin Poposki, 8 March and 17 June 2007

Lentvaris - on a red field three golden maple leaves two over one.
Flag proportions 5:6, fringe is golden, finial is a golden knob and golden bands.
The charge symbolizes the famous Lentvaris manor (earlier the property of the Tyszkiewicz counts) and its unique park, designed by the French architect Edouard Francois Andre. The park is rich in different species of trees, but predominant are maples. Maples also are predominant in the town, especially in Klevu aleja (Maples alley).
Virginijus Misiunas, 28 February 2010