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Silale (Taurage, Lithuania)

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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 8 December 2009



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Flag and coat of arms of Silale (Taurage county - Taurages apskritis, Silale district - Silales 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

Silale - on a field divided per fess red and white the arms of Silale: a double oak. Flag proportions 1:2, fringe is silver, finial is a golden tip with ornament of oak leaf and red and silver bands having silver tufts, staff is white. The arms symbolizes fortitude. Also it is associated with the name of town, which originates from the word "silas" ("boscage"), and with oaks protected around the town.
Virginijus Misiunas, 8 December 2009


Coat of Arms


image by Anon., 10 July 2003