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Haapsalu (Laanemaa, Estonia)

Haapsalu linn

Last modified: 2003-09-06 by dov gutterman
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by Jorge Candeias, 26 July 1999

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Adopted: 27 September 1994. Proportions: 1:2. Blue and white vertical (1:2) with a horizontal band, countercharged. Haapsalu is the capital of Laanemaa County.
Jorge Candeias, 26 July 1999 and Ivan Sache, 23 January 2000

Haapsalu linn - Flag adopted first time 1930s. Eagle is the symbol of evangelist Johannes, patron saint of Läänemaa and Haapsalu. It comes from the coat of arms of Diocese of Saare-Lääne. The castle was added later as a symbol of free town.
Source: <>.
Erki Kurrikoff, 7 April 2001

The coastside town of Haapsalu has a memorial plaque in the Dome Church accompanied by the national flag on the viewer's left side and what appears to be the town flag on the viewer's right side.  But in this last case, the blue is somewhat like Very light blue (B--).
Jan Mertens, 15 August 2003

Coat of Arms

from <>, located by Dov Gutterman