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Nemencine (Vilnius, Lithuania)

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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 31 December 2009



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Nemencine (Vilnius District) - on a red field a silver Saint Archangel Michael slaying a black dragon with a silver sword having a golden cross-guard and pommel, saint's hair is golden, shield is blue with a golden Jogaila cross. Flag proportions 5:6, fringe is golden, finial is a golden knob with a cross. The saint is attributed to the local church of  St. Archangel Michael. The shield with the Jogaila cross reminds us that the Nemencine Parish is one of oldest parishes in Lithuania, established by Grand Duke Jogaila in 1387.
Virginijus Misiunas, 31 December 2009