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Krosna (Alytus, Lithuania)

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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 20 October 2009

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Krosna (Lazdijai District) - on green background decorated with golden rectangles on free edges the silver crane with golden halberd. Flag proportions 10:11, finial is golden knob. Both elements of charge have more than one meaning: crane means cranes nesting in nearby Zuvintas reservation, also it symbolizes caution and vigilance, also it symbolizes the Lithuanian partisans (including some women) died in battle at Krosna in 1946; halberd symbolizes St. Matthews, holly patron of local parish, also it means the fight of Krosna people against the occupants. Green background means richness of local nature.
Virginijus Misiunas, 20 October 2009