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Petrozavodsk city (Karelia, Russia)

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Петрозаводск / Petroskoi

Petrozavodsk flag image by Pascal Gross, 09 Mar 2002
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About the flag

Flag of Petrozavodsk — capital city of the Republic of Karelia. Image from Karelia.RU, the official city administration web site.
Chris Kretowicz, 13 Nov 2002

Also on the same site.
Pascal Gross, 09 Mar 2002

Coat of arms

Coat of arms of 1781

Petrzavodsk CoA image by Chris Kretowicz, 09 May 2001

This is the former coat of arms of the city (1781), with two bears in the upper part taken from COA of Novgorod Governorate. Now these arms are not official.
Victor Lomantsov, 19 Oct 2006

The upper half of the arms of Petrozavodsk is the arms of Novgorod, to whose province (guberniâ) Petrozavodsk / Petroskoi once (before 1918) belonged.
Victor Lomantsov, 12 May 2001

Arms also used by the Lyydi Karelians.
Chris Kretowicz, 09 May 2001