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Kirovsk District coat of arms and flag, the

Subject / Heraldry

The Kirovsk District's coat of arms and flag were official approved with the decisions of the Municipal Assembly of the Municipal Union “Kirovskiy rayon” (The Kirovsk District) of 15 April 1998, No. 224 and 20 January 1999. The heraldic description of the coat of arms: “Within the dark red field on the azure wave extremity which is framed with a silver belt and edged thinly with silver there is a golden boat. Two golden banners appear obliquely from the boat to the both sides. Between the banners there is a sword of the same metal which is put in the pole”. The dark blue extremity points to the Neva River on which banks the district is located. The golden boat points to the ancient trade path “Put iz varyag v greki” (From the Varangians to the Greeks) which run along the Neva and it points to the ancient tradition of the Russian shipping. The golden banners and swords point to the military traditions of the district. The flag is a red rectangle sheet in the ration of height to length 2:3. The silhouette of the yellow boat with two appeared to both sides banners is placed on the flag. The coat of arms was registered in the State Heraldic Register of the Russian Federation under the No. 448, and the flag was registered under the No. 449.

Tripolskaya, Anna Aleksandrovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Kirovsk District
Topographical landmarks/Neva River, the

Subject Index
Trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks

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