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Lodeynoye Pole District coat of arms and flag, the

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The Lodeynoye Pole District's coat of arms and flag are the official approved symbols of the Municipal Union “Lodeynopolskiy rayon” (The Lodeynoye Pole District) (with the decision of the Municipal Assembly of the Municipal Union “Lodeynopolskiy rayon” (The Lodeynoye Pole District) of 22 May 2002). The heraldic description of the coat of arms: “Within the azure field there is an erose extremity that is thinly framed with silver. On the field there is a ship that glides to the left. The ship has silver weather vanes: on the bowsprit weather vane has two pigtails, the others have one pigtail. The ship also has sails: the topsail is let out, the others are furled. There is the Empire’s ship standard.” The historical coat of arms of the town of Lodeynoe Pole of the Olonets Gubernia of the Olonets Namestnichestvo (Region ruled by the Governor General) that was approved by Emperor on 4 October 1788 and taken as the basis for the modern coat of arms. The main figure of the coat of arms is a golden ship that symbolizes 28-cannon frigate “Shtandart” (The Standard), the first ship of the Baltic Fleet (1703). The flag is a dark blue double-sided rectangle sheet in the ratio of sides 2:3. The figures of the coat of arms are placed on the sheet. They are disposed to the flagstaff. The coat of arms was registered in the State Heraldic Register of the Russian Federation under the No. 962, and the flag was registered under the No. 963.

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Leningrad Oblast, the/Lodeynoye Pole District
Leningrad Oblast, the/Lodeynoye Pole District/Lodeynoye Pole Town

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