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Paide Town (Jarvamaa, Estonia)

Paide linn

Last modified: 2014-05-17 by zoltán horváth
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image by Jorge Candeias, 5 April 1999

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Green and white vertical in 1:2 with a narrow horizontal stripe along the center, countercharged.
Jorge Candeias, 5 April 1999

Adopted: 24 July 1992. Ratio: 1:2. Tower refers to the castle of Paide. Silver flags refer to the limestone. First coat of arms of  Paide from 1441 at <>.
The name comes from German name Weissenstein (white stone). Estonian "paas" is limestone (white limestone).
Erki Kurrikoff, 7 April 2001

Coat of Arms

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