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The flag bears an uncanny likeness to the one of Sint Annaland, a former
municipality on the island of Tholen in Zeeland,
the Netherlands, see the Shipmate site and this site. The commune symbols are available at the Ilawa commune site. The interesting thing is that according to the link Chris provided Iława is twinned with the municipality of Tholen since 28 February 1994, while the Iława symbols were adopted 24 April 1997. I suppose that they borrowed the wavy lines from the Zeeland flag.
Jarig Bakker, 13 Jun 2002
The Iława flag also bears some resemblance to that of Kampen
(Sylt Island, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany).
Santiago Dotor, 13 Jun 2002