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Venta (Siauliai, Lithuania)

Last modified: 2022-05-07 by zachary harden
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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 22 November 2009



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Venta (Akmene District) - on blue field reverse narrowed concave silver chevron and three golden flames one over two. Flag proportions 10:13, free edges bordered with silver rope, finial is golden knob with silver bands. Flames mean lime-burning, the traditional local business. The chevron means the initial letter V of name of town.
Virginijus Misiunas, 22 November 2009

Venta Eldership (Ventos seniunija) is one of six elderships in Akmene District. Administrative center is Town of Venta. Flag of the colors of the coat of arms: in an azure field, an inverted narrow, somewhat concave silver rafter and three golden flames, one above and two below. Free edges are outlined with a silver cord. The ratio of height and length is 10:13. Approved by the Decree of the President of Lithuania No. 555 Lithuania of August 9, 1999. Author of symbols: Raimondas Miknevicius. The flames symbolize the traditional craft of lime burning. The rafter signifies the first letter V of the city's name. Venta Eldership has 4 sub-elderships: Draugystes, Venta Rural, Venta Urban, and Žerkšciai. No symbols known.
Valentin Poposki, 28 April 2022