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Sasnava (Marijampole, Lithuania)

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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 8 November 2009

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Sasnava (Marijampole municipality) - on red field silver pale (red-silver-red 1-2-1), black hare and red 8-pointed star above. Flag proportions 5:6, free edges bordered with tight red strip, finial is golden knob, staff is black. The hare is canting: "sasnis" means "hare" in Old Prussian language, from which the name of town originates. The 8-pointed star symbolizes knowledge and revival.
Virginijus Misiunas, 8 November 2009