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Lihula (Laanemaa, Estonia)

Lihula Vald

Last modified: 2021-08-12 by zachary harden
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image by Jorge Candeias, 26 July 1999

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Adopted: 30 July 1996. Proportions: 7:11. Red over white, horizontal.
Jorge Candeias, 26 July 1999

Town of Lihula is part of Lihula vald from 1999. Colors refer to the coat of arms of Läänemaa. Order of Livonia and Cistercians. Steps refer to the old castle. Mitre refers to the rule of bishop. Sword refers to Order of Livonia and many battles.
Erki Kurrikoff, 7 April 2001

The flag and coat of arms of the vald are same as the former town. Lihula linn was municipality of Läänemaa from 1991 to 1999. At 1999 municipalities of Lihula vald and Lihula linn decided to join. I don't know the exact date of joining.
Erki Kurrikoff, 19 May 2001

Coat of Arms

image from <>, located by Dov Gutterman