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Panevezys District (Panevezys, Lithuania)

Panevezyo rajonas

Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 3 February 2010

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In the last summer I started a campain at Lithuania seeking for their district (raion) flags. One of the answeres was from Panevezys - Banner of Arms since 18 October 1995.
Falko Schmidt, 9 November 2002

The flag and the coat of arms of Panevezys district (Panevezio rajonas). The flag is according to my personal observation. The coat of arms I drew according to the picture from the book: The Heraldry of Lithuania. There is different flag and coat of arms for Panevezys City - red gates with three small towers and larger one rising above them, on afield of silver.
Anon., 4 July 2003

Panevezys district - Field divided per fess blue and silver, above two crossed silver sheaves of flax, below a red wooden plough with golden ploughshares. Flag proportions 5:6, free edges bordered with tight golden strip, fringe is silver, finial is a golden knob with two rings. The wooden plough arms granted in 1845 means agriculture, the sheaves (appeared as a modification in the 1920s instead of an obsolete symbol of the Kaunas governorate) representing the linen industry.
Virginijus Misiunas, 3 February 2010

Coat of Arms

image by Anon., 4 July 2003